LUNCHTIME BULLETIN: CSO figures show extent of homeless crisis; Gardaí appeal for ethnic minorities to join the force

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LUNCHTIME BULLETIN: CSO figures show extent of homeless crisis; Gardaí appeal for ethnic minorities to join the force

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IRELAND: Relatives of Omagh bomb victims  are to sue Northern Ireland's police chief for investigative failings they believe let the killers escape justice.

IRELAND: Gardaí are appealing for ethnic minorities to join the force.

IRELAND: Almost 7,000 people were classed as homeless on census night last year.

IRELAND: Sinn Féin says it is ruling out entering a "confidence and supply" deal  with Fianna Fáíl or Fine Gael after the next general election.

WORLD: ‘Breakthrough’ shows a common vitamin could be the key to preventing birth defects and miscarriages.

BUSINESS: North Korea tension pushes investors to safety exits

SPORT: Former Hurler of the Year Tony Keady has died in hospital in Galway after suffering a serious illness earlier this week.

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FEATURE: Drawing on a whole new level of pro-ductivity

ARTS: In memory of Glen Campbell, we’re reproducing Declan Colley’s review of the late singer’s 1983 appearance at Siamsa Cois Laoi at Páirc Uí Chaoimh in Cork.

EXAMVIRAL: Chris O’Dowd convinces US TV host Rossies are “best football team in Ireland”.

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