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MORNING BULLETIN: 30,000 people will be hit by mortgage scandal, says expert


IRELAND: Tracker mortgage scandal: These are the lives destroyed by greedy banks.

IRELAND: The tracker mortgage scandal will, “without a shadow of a doubt”, affect more than 30,000 customers before the authorities get to grips with the matter, far higher than the 15,000 currently estimated by the Central Bank, according to a mortgage expert.

IRELAND: Michael Ring, the Rural Affairs Minister, is understood to have launched a “ferocious” broadside at Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar at last Tuesday’s Cabinet meeting, the Irish Examiner can reveal.

IRELAND: The Cabinet meets in Cork today as part of the Taoiseach's pledge to hold special meetings across the country.

WORLD: Mandalay Bay hotel staff did not notify Las Vegas police about a shooting in a hallway until after Stephen Paddock opened fire on the crowd outside at a country music festival, a federal official said.

SPORT: The GAA’s amateur status, the demands of inter-county and club commitments mean Ireland will never be able to present its best team in the International Rules, according to Dublin star James McCarthy.

SPORT: New Munster coach Johann van Graan should have left South Africa after the 2015 World Cup, but Springbok coach Allister Coetzee insisted that he honour the remaining two years of his contract instead of taking the head coaching job at Bath.


FEATURES: Meet the larger than life chef behind the menus at Cork's newest Mexican restaurant.

SHOWBIZ: British and US police are investigating sexual assault allegations involving the film producer Harvey Weinstein. The movie mogul is facing a litany of accusations of sexual harassment and assault from some of film’s biggest stars following seven days which have rocked Hollywood.

ARTS: Nature presenter Chris Packham wants viewers to try and understand what it’s like living with Asperger’s.

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