MORNING BULLETIN: Quarter of Garda stations can't use Pulse system; Paedophiles pose as 'ice cream' on social media to 'friend' children

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MORNING BULLETIN: Quarter of Garda stations can't use Pulse system; Paedophiles pose as 'ice cream' on social media to 'friend' children

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IRELAND: More than one in four Garda stations — 156 in total — are still not connected to the force’s IT network and have no direct access to the Pulse system, “shocking” figures reveal.

IRELAND: Paedophiles are setting up fake social media accounts pretending to be chicken nuggets, ice-cream, and even roads in order to “friend” Irish primary school children online.

IRELAND: Irish secondary schools could be facing industrial action. Almost nine out of ten members of the Teachers' Union of Ireland have rejected the new public service pay agreement.

WORLD: People have been evacuated from their homes in north west London after a huge blaze broke out at a warehouse.

ANALYSIS: As a society, we need to talk less about the victims of rape and what they should have done differently, and more about the crime and its perpetrators.

BUSINESS: Ryanair has lost an EU court battle in which the airline had sought to continue forcing cabin crew based outside Ireland to take their disputes to Irish courts, in a case with implications across the low-cost airline sector. Shares in the airline fell over 3.5% at one stage.

SPORT: Australia-based South African Dave Wessels is being strongly touted as a potential replacement for Rassie Erasmus at Munster.

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FEATURES: Esther N McCarthy is rolling in the aisles with Niall Breslin as he does his best to help her create healthy school lunches, introduce fish to the family menu and even shares his homemade granola bar recipe.

VIRAL: Hillary Clinton has hit back at Donald Trump after the president said she was blaming “everybody (and every thing) but herself for her election loss”.

FEATURES: Singer Fergie and actor Josh Duhamel have separated after eight years of marriage. The couple, who are parents to four-year-old son Axl, celebrated their wedding anniversary in January.

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