MORNING BULLETIN: Garda superintendents 'buckling' under ever-increasing workload; UN Security Council deadlocks again on Syria chemical attacks

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MORNING BULLETIN: Garda superintendents 'buckling' under ever-increasing workload; UN Security Council deadlocks again on Syria chemical attacks

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IRELAND: Frontline Garda bosses believe that Brexit will result in a “massive draw” on resources back to the border, with major implications for Garda divisions and national units.

IRELAND: A Belfast court is to due to consider whether reporting restrictions imposed during the Belfast rape trial should now be lifted.

IRELAND: The developers of Cork’s proposed €73m events centre have again insisted work will begin on site by the end of this year, despite no agreement yet on a funding deal.

WORLD: Rival US and Russian resolutions to determine responsibility for chemical weapons attacks in Syria suffered defeats at the United Nations, a result that the Russian ambassador said the Trump administration wanted so it can "justify the use of force against Syria".

WORLD: Europe's air traffic controllers have issued a "rapid alert" for airlines in the Eastern Mediterranean because of the possibility of missile strikes on Syria.

SPORT: Ipswich manager Mick McCarthy has quit his post four games early following his side's 1-0 home win over his former club Barnsley.

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LIFESTYLE: Is Ireland really ‘a nation of wasters’ or have we learned to recycle? With the help of three families over the Easter midterm, Ellie O’Byrne assesses how successful we are at tackling our trash problem.

VIRAL: Mark Zuckerberg answered questions in the US Senate and Twitter delivered the best memes.

CULTURE: George Ezra doesn’t party and is unlikely to smash up hotel rooms, but he still does a fine line in heartfelt ballads, writes Ed Power.

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