LUNCHTIME BULLETIN: Government to scrap city building height restrictions; University of the year announced

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LUNCHTIME BULLETIN:  Government to scrap city building height restrictions; University of the year announced

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IRELAND: The Sunday Times have announced their university of the year.

IRELAND: High rise apartment blocks could be on the way as the Government has proposed scrapping height restrictions for city buildings.

IRELAND: Arson causes up to €20,000 damage at one-of-a-kind Cork playground.

WORLD: A pro-life Republican politician, who allegedly urged his lover to have an abortionwhen he thought she was pregnant, has been forced to resign from the US Congress.

Business: Sterling falls to the lowest pointin nearly a month as reports speculated that UK prime minister Theresa May could face a leadership rebellion from within her own party.

SPORT: Kerry’s teenage football prospect David Clifford has committed to the Kingdom for next season, turning down the opportunity of a start with an AFL club in Australia.

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VIRAL: Miley Cyrus broke down during her thank you note to Hillary Clinton.

FEATURES: A lifetime achievement award, a tour with his diverse ensemble, and a new TV series have ensured Dónal Lunny is as busy as ever.

SHOWBIZ: Niall Horan has announced that he will kick off his 2018 World tour in Dublin’s 3Arenaon March 12 and continue to Belfast’s SSE Arena on March 13.

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