MORNING BULLETIN: Teacher unions warn of ballot backlash; Woman dead after shooting at YouTube campus

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MORNING BULLETIN: Teacher unions warn of ballot backlash; Woman dead after shooting at YouTube campus


IRELAND: The Government has been warned of a backlash at the ballot box by 70,000 teachers and their families if pay equality is not addressed in upcoming talks.

IRELAND: Cork Airport is to lose its first and only service to the US for the winter.

IRELAND: Revelations of alleged email hacking and serious corporate governance clashes at Independent News and Media, the country’s largest newspaper publisher, have their roots in September and October 2016 meetings.

IRELAND: A nanny goat called Daisy has given birth to twin “geeps” — goat/sheep hybrids — after a week-long dalliance with a Cheviot ram on a Co Mayo farm.

WORLD: The Chief of Police at San Bruno, Ed Barberini, says they have found one dead person at YouTube headquarters, said to be female, who appears to have shot themselves.

BUSINESS: Tesco Ireland has said it will not increase the prices of its own-brand carbonated soft drinks after the introduction of the new sugar tax next month.

SPORT: In February, Tipperary selector Shane Stapleton was concussed following an seemingly innocuous collision with Clare’s Jamie Malone at Cusack Park in Ennis. The incident triggered a frightening chain reaction with seizures, hospitalisation, and being unable to work for almost a month. Now fully recovered, he tells his story to John Fogarty


FEATURES: Why is our idea of how a woman should look so inherently tied to the preferred feminine? asks the newly-shorn Geraldine Walsh.

SHOWBIZ: Austin Powers star Verne Troyer is “getting the best care possible” after being hospitalised for possible alcohol poisoning.

VIRAL: That moment of realisation when you've locked your keys into the car has to be the most gut-wrenching. And even worse, that moment when your dog locks themselves into the car with the keys left in the ignition and the car left running.

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