MORNING BULLETIN: Buncrana Pier Tragedy hearing gets underway; Search continues for Grenfell Tower missing

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MORNING BULLETIN: Buncrana Pier Tragedy hearing gets underway; Search continues for Grenfell Tower missing

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IRELAND: Twelve people are due before Kilkenny District Court in the coming weeks, after following a major Garda operation in the county.

IRELAND: A preliminary hearing into the Buncrana Pier Tragedy is due to get underway in Donegal today.

IRELAND: In 2009, a punch from a stranger changed Brian Hogan’s life forever. He was the launch of a report which tells the experiences of people living with brain injuries.

WORLD: Searches for the Grenfell Tower missing are continuing frantically as a police commander expressed hope the death toll would not hit triple figures.

WORLD: A US college student who emerged from prison in North Korea in a coma has severe brain damage but doctors do not know what caused it, a team treating him has said.

BUSINESS: The best outcome for Ireland would be the forcing of a second referendum, which based on the election results last weekend, would likely vote to remain within the EU, writes Jim Power.

SPORT: Cork County Board have refused to comment amid fears that the cost of the Páirc Uí Chaoimh redevelopment project may rise to €85m.

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FEATURES: From academic prowess to cutting-edge research, Ireland’s young women are an impressive bunch, writes Niamh Hennessy.

SHOWBIZ: A céad míle fáilte, mini-stampede towards a famous singer, and, believe it or not, one guitar smashed to pieces on stage. No, Justin Bieber wasn't in town, but a man who could easily be described as the world's most successful pop star: Cliff Richard.

VIRAL: If having a baby wasn’t emotional enough, try having your 12-year-old daughter help deliver him/her.

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