LUNCHTIME BULLETIN: Gerry Adams calls on Garda Commissioner to quit; Ryanair cut luggage allowance

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LUNCHTIME BULLETIN: Gerry Adams calls on Garda Commissioner to quit; Ryanair cut luggage allowance

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IRELAND: Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams has said the latest findings into the investigation of falsely recorded breath tests are "astonishing" and that the Garda Commissioner Nóirín O'Sullivan "should go". The investigation into the false recording of almost a million breath tests on Garda computer systems has discovered a further 500,000 false tests were recorded but not carried out.

IRELAND: Ryanair is ending its policy of allowing non-priority passengers to have two items of hand luggage.

IRELAND: A childminder seemed to be “biting” the face of an 18-month-old child when a postal worker called in a rural area outside Killarney, a court was told.

WORLD: The plane flying Pope Francis to Colombia was forced to change its flight path to avoid Hurricane Irma. Heavy rain and howling wind raked the island of Antigua as Irma arrived, sending debris flying as people huddled in their homes and government shelters.

ANALYSIS: Coalition in Dublin would be seriously damaging for Sinn Féin, writes Gerard Howlin.

SPORT: Ireland will be unseeded if they qualify for the World Cup play-offs.

SPORT: Robbie Savage was not impressed with Eamon Dunphy after seeing him on TV.

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SHOWBIZ: Brendan O’Carroll reveals how he will write Rory Cowan out of the show after almost 20 years.

VIRAL: Watch the tender moment this dog cried as his owner was about to leave the house.

ARTS: If a game has ever left you in pieces, then Knack 2 might be the perfect therapy session. Sure, the main character might crumble into tiny bits on a regular basis, but he also helpfully reassembles at the press of a button. Perfect therapy for those games that leave you broken.

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