MORNING BULLETIN: Tunisia attack victim looked ‘like she was lying in the sun’

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MORNING BULLETIN: Tunisia attack victim looked ‘like she was lying in the sun’


IRELAND: The husband of one of three Irish victims of the 2015 Tunisia terrorism attack has told an inquest into their deaths how he found his wife lying on the beach “with her head to one side as if she was lying in the sun”.

IRELAND: A presumed homeless man staying in a hotel at the expense of the State was found with €12,000 in cash and a further €140,000 in a bank account when he was targeted in a planned operation by the Criminal Assets Bureau.

IRELAND: The Master of the High Court has described advice given by the Taoiseach to a person facing repossession as “a sick joke” and said the Government is “misinformed” about the situation impacting many families.

BUSINESS: Consumer and financial experts say regulators should urge RaboDirect to consider extending its notice period beyond May because of the unprecedented effects its decision to shut its €3bn savings operation will have on its 90,000 customers.

WORLD: Thousands of protesters, including many angry teenagers, swarmed into the state Capitol of Florida on Wednesday, calling for changes to gun laws, a ban on assault-type weapons and improved care for the mentally ill.

ANALYSIS: Local shops are every bit as important as parks, waterways, raised bogs and woodlands, writes Victoria White.

SPORT: Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho appeared to take a swipe at his medical staff after Ander Herrera sustained a "bad injury" on his return to action.

SPORT: UL claimed their third Ashbourne Cup title in-a-row at Mallow last night, but only after a hard-fought three-point victory over arch-rivals UCC.


FEATURES: Are you one of the thousands of bicycle theft victims? Rita de Brún asks what precautions cyclists can take to put the brakes on pedaling pilferers.

SHOWBIZ: Meryl Streep has struck out at Harvey Weinstein’s lawyers for using her name in an attempt to get a class action lawsuit against the disgraced movie mogul dismissed.

CULTURE: Craig Gillespie brought a touch of humour to his fantastic film about scandal-tinged skater Tonya Harding, writes Esther McCarthy.

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