MORNING BULLETIN: Police kill five terrorists in second Spanish attack; Irish family caught up in Barcelona attack

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MORNING BULLETIN: Police kill five terrorists in second Spanish attack; Irish family caught up in Barcelona attack


WORLD: Five terrorists wearing suicide belts rammed civilians with a car in a Spanish seaside town before being shot dead by police in a second attack to hit the country. Seven people including a police officer were injured during the incident in Cambrils, hours after a rampaging van driver left 13 people dead and over 100 wounded in Barcelona.

WORLD: World leaders and Barcelona FC lead the tributes in the wake of the Las Ramblas terror attack.

IRELAND: An Irish family were caught up in yesterday's attack in Barcelona. It is understood the family of four, two adults and two children, were holidaying in the Spanish city for the birthday of one of the children.

IRELAND: A 27-year-old Irish tourist has been shot dead in Mexico after looking for directions at a petrol station.

IRELAND: The waiting game is over for 16 of this year’s Rose of Tralee contestants, who found out they had made it through to the live TV stage of the competition on Monday and Tuesday nights.

ANALYSIS: Boundary controversies will recur until we address the territorial configuration of local authorities and the lack of a regional tier of government, says Proinnsias Breathnach.

SPORT: Ireland coach Tom Tierney has described his squad of players as "heartbroken" after a defeat to France on Thursday night that ended their Women's Rugby World Cup dream.

SPORT: John Fogarty considers the selection issues facing the Kerry and Mayo management teams ahead of Sunday’s All -Ireland SFC semi-final.


FEATURES: Ask Audrey's column: Why can’t they afford subtitles for Daithi O’Se?

ARTS: "I don’t always fit into the necessary boxes”: Concerts in Bantry and the National Concert Hall will celebrate Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin’s contribution to music in Ireland.

FEATURES: Paul Crilly, 36, from Kilkenny City, was born with a mild intellectual disability. He recently established Social Ability Kilkenny, which is designed to bring people with and without disabilities together on a social level and to raise awareness of some of the issues. He explains why to Conor Kane.

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