LUNCHTIME BULLETIN: Dad tells of being forced to leave dead son on roadside

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LUNCHTIME BULLETIN: Dad tells of being forced to leave dead son on roadside

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IRELAND: The father of a teenage cyclist who was struck by a drink driver has described having to leave his son’s body at the side of the road to get home to break the news to his daughters before they found out on social media.

IRELAND: The Herald says it was a "genuine mistake" that an ad for wardrobe specials appeared underneath a story about the murder of Joanne Lee in Dublin.

IRELAND: The office of a Fianna Fáil TD has been vandalised by what appears to be members of the pro-life campaign.

IRELAND: Just like the expected return of Game of Thrones, we can quite safely say winter is coming yet again, with snow showers forecast for the weekend as temperatures are to drop below zero.

IRELAND: A quarter of Cork’s footprint has yet to be built and the city centre will look dramatically different in 20 years to what it does now.

WORLD: A 12-year-old girl fought against a robber for 25 seconds as he tried to steal her mobile phone in an attack in England captured in horrific CCTV footage.

ANALYSIS: Government departments appear to regard protected disclosures with as much enthusiasm as might ordinarily be reserved for a trip to the dentist, says Michael Clifford.

SPORT: Tony Browne's column: I had to ask myself coming out of Walsh Park last Sunday: had I just witnessed Kilkenny playing a short ball possession game? Or were my eyes just deceiving me?

SPORT: A British Olympic speed skater's dream is over after she was dramatically disqualified from her women's 1000m heat at the Winter Olympics.

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SHOWBIZ: Here’s what people had to say about RTÉ’s Dolores O'Riordan documentary.

VIRAL: Just when you thought it couldn’t get any better than watching Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh make the perfect ham sandwich, TV3’s Six O’Clock show give him the task of giving a dramatic reading of Camila Cabello’s Havana.

IRELAND: Life through a lens: Images of lost Ireland caught on camera.

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