MORNING BULLETIN: Ex-Justice Minister's emails not examined for tribunal; Garda shot in North Dublin

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MORNING BULLETIN: Ex-Justice Minister's emails not examined for tribunal; Garda shot in North Dublin

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IRELAND:The email accounts of former minister for justice Frances Fitzgerald and her political advisers were not examined in the recent trawl for documents relevant to the Charleton Tribunal.

IRELAND: A garda and another man have been shot in North Dublin.

IRELAND: A fund has been launched to help the parents of an Irish man, who went missing almost eight months ago on a US hiking route, mount a massive search for him.

IRELAND: A liquidator has been appointed to an investment fund fronted by Eddie Hobbs.

IRELAND: Current Landmark Media Investments shareholder Ted Crosbie pointed out, in recent years, the Irish Examiner has survived “the Famine, World War 1, the War of Independence, the Civil War, the Great Depression of 1930, de Valera’s Economic War of the mid-30s, World War II and several recessions”.

The last of those recessions came at one of the worst possible times for the traditional newspaper industry as it was accompanied by declining circulation figures and the emergence of new technology.

Yesterday’s announcement marks the coming together of two of the country’s strongest media entities to ensure the Irish Examiner will continue to provide strong, independent news coverage for many years to come.

ANALYSIS: The return of a hard border would put an end to the dream of an united Ireland.

BUSINESS: Almost one-third of mobile phone users still encounter problems with calls and texts around their homes with half of that number experiencing daily issues, new data from communications regulator ComReg.

SPORT: New Cork senior hurling manager John Meyler says the new championship structure means the Rebels won’t start the same 15 in four consecutive games as they did last summer — and he confirmed they must plan without last year’s captain, Glen Rovers’ Stephen McDonnell.

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ARTS: Cork-based artist Leanne McDonagh has brought an artist’s eye to her photographs of Travellers and their accommodation, while reflecting on the Carrickmines tragedy.

VIRAL: RTÉ have released the list of movies they will be showing over Christmas.

FEATURES: Going crackers at Christmas: Here's how you can avoid the festive season stress.

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