LUNCHTIME BULLETIN: Catch up on Ulster Bank's mortgage sell-off and all the other headlines

Here are all the latest headlines this lunchtime.

LUNCHTIME BULLETIN: Catch up on Ulster Bank's mortgage sell-off and all the other headlines


IRELAND: Some teenagers were so drunk arriving at an alcohol-free underage disco in West Cork that they were unconscious and needed medical help to breathe.

IRELAND: Ulster Bank has today admitted that it intends to sell up to around 7,000 home loans.

IRELAND: 'The BAFTAs were last week': Gardaí have fined five motorists for taking photographs and filming as they drove past an accident in Co. Cork.

IRELAND: The Department of Social Protection suspended the welfare payments of about 450 people who failed to go through an identity registration process for the public services card, it has emerged.

IRELAND: Storm-affected Travellers have been told that any family which refuses all reasonable offers of replacement accommodation will have their emergency housing payments stopped.

BUSINESS: Plans for the redevelopment of a major ESB site in Dublin city have been unveiled.

WORLD: A Florida inmate convicted of raping and killing a college student decades ago screamed and yelled "murderers!" three times, thrashing on a stretcher as he was being put to death.

ANALYSIS: If you are discussing the ethics of abortions that has to include the ethics of a woman’s right to choose, writes Alison O'Connor.

SPORT: Listen to the PaperTalk podcast: Why is the Wales threat underrated and is Mourinho the new Wenger?

SPORT: Former AFL player Cian Hanley is set to join the Mayo senior footballers.

SPORT: Ruby Walsh has been ruled out of his long-awaited return to action.


VIRAL: Cuteness through the roof as orphaned hare receives TLC at Kildare wildlife hospital.

FEATURES: Sally and Donal Daly have been fostering for 30 years, they are there for children in a time of crisis, writes Catherine Shanahan.

SHOWBIZ: Kylie Minogue has announced an Ireland and UK tour for later this year.

CULTURE: As a 12-year-old at a gig in Dublin, the Irish rapper was plucked from a crowd by Pharrell. It was an early step in the journey that has just seen him release his debut album, writes Ed Power.

FEATURES: Ask Audrey's column: There is huge excitement among the Cork intelligentsia - all three of them were seen in the Hi-B last weekend.

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