LUNCHTIME BULLETIN: Emergency services bring search dogs into Grenfell Tower; Man due in court in connection with death of grandmother

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LUNCHTIME BULLETIN: Emergency services bring search dogs into Grenfell Tower; Man due in court in connection with death of grandmother

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IRELAND: A seven-judge Supreme Court has unanimously ruled the first marriage of a Lebanese man with two wives can be recognised under Irish law,  writes Ann O'Loughlin.

IRELAND: A 32-year-old man arrested on Tuesday evening by Gardaí investigating the murder of Patricia O'Connor will appear at Tallaght District Court today.

IRELAND: The newly appointed Minister for Social Protection and Employment, Regina Doherty, said she will be following through with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar's mission to clamp down on welfare cheats.

WORLD: Specialist urban search and rescue teams are being brought in to make the 24-storey Grenfell Tower in north Kensington safe to allow firefighters and the police to carry out investigations.

WORLD: At least 17 people were killed in a night-long siege of a popular Mogadishu restaurant by al-Shabab Islamic extremists which was ended on Thursday morning by security forces.

BUSINESS: The probate and inheritance tax process should be made easier for grieving families, according to the Law Society.

SPORT: Joe Schmidt has permitted few people to peek into the inner sanctum of his dressing-room, or his mind, and the former Munster out-half was left suitably impressed by the two weeks just spent with the Kiwi and his callow Ireland squad in Carton House and New Jersey.

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FEATURES: What Dublin born George Dodd knows about the nose is staggering. To celebrate World Smell Day on the June 16, Janice Hopper sniffs out his story.

SHOWBIZ: America's Got Talent contestant, Dr. Brandon Rogers has died just weeks before his audition episode was set to air.

VIRAL: They say it’s one of the happiest times of your life, the day you announce to the world that you and your partner are getting married.

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