LUNCHTIME BULLETIN: Sinn Féin bringing vote of no confidence in Tony O'Brien; TD Seán Canney quits Independent Alliance

Here are all the latest headlines this lunchtime...

LUNCHTIME BULLETIN: Sinn Féin bringing vote of no confidence in Tony O'Brien; TD Seán Canney quits Independent Alliance

Here are all the latest headlines this lunchtime...

GET INFORMED ...

IRELAND: Sinn Féin is planning to bring a motion of no confidence in Tony O'Brien over the CervicalCheck crisis

IRELAND: TD Seán Canney announced he is leaving the Independent Alliance

IRELAND: Puppies smuggled from Ireland were seized at port by Scottish SPCA inspectors

WORLD: A senior Ukip official compared his party to the Black Death after its collapse in the polls

SPORT: A sponsor has confirmed they talked to Sale Sharks over Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding signing rumours

SPORT: Simon Zebo will start in his final game for Munster at Thomond Park against Edinburgh

... SOME DISTRACTION

SHOWBIZ: A Cork radio station has been renamed to welcome Ed Sheeran to the city ahead of this weekend's gigs

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VIRAL: A sinkhole the length of two football fields has appeared on a New Zealand farm

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