LUNCHTIME BULLETIN: One of Jobstown Six 'has no faith' in judicial process; Investigation confirms sarin gas was used in attack in Syria

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LUNCHTIME BULLETIN: One of Jobstown Six 'has no faith' in judicial process; Investigation confirms sarin gas was used in attack in Syria

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IRELAND: One of the men cleared in the Jobstown trial says he has no faith in the judicial process.

IRELAND: Two former bankers have lost appeals over convictions for their parts in a €7.2bn conspiracy to defraud, involving Anglo Irish Bank and Irish Life & Permanent.

IRELAND: A number of Fianna Fáil TDs have hit out at “insensitive and inappropriate” complaints about Ireland South MEP’s Brian Crowley‘s non-attendance at EU meetings.

BUSINESS: The German Ambassador to Ireland, Matthias Hopfner has objected to the scale of plans for a new 53-bedroom hotel in central Dublin.

WORLD: A chemical weapons watchdog investigation has confirmed sarin was used in the deadly April 4 attack on Syrian town Khan Sheikhoun.

WORLD: Cladding used during a multi-million-euro refurbishment of Grenfell Tower was switched to a cheaper version to save £300,000 in a £8.6m refurbishment scheme, it has been reported

SPORT: Munster have confirmed that Rassie Erasmus and Defence Coach Jacques Nienaber will leave the province at the end of December.

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FEATURES: On the eve of what would have been Princess Diana’s 56th birthday, Ryle Dwyer reveals her hidden Irish connections.

SHOWBIZ: Green Day took to the stage of Dublin’s Kilmainham Goal last night to the delight of fans, but before they entertained the crowd they took a little walk around Dublin.

ARTS: Many musicians moan about Spotify, but Gavin James sings its praises for getting his music to audiences all over the world, writes Ed Power.

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