BULLETIN: Tánaiste summons Israeli ambassador over Gaza deaths; No second referendum if public votes against repeal

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BULLETIN: Tánaiste summons Israeli ambassador over Gaza deaths; No second referendum if public votes against repeal

Your lunchtime headlines.

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IRELAND: Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has summoned the Israeli ambassador to Ireland to a meeting to discuss yesterday's violent scenes in Gaza.

IRELAND: Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has specifically ruled out re-running the abortion referendum "for the foreseable future" if the public votes against plans to repeal the Eighth Amendment on Friday week.

IRELAND: A seven-year-old boy who died in a light aircraft crash in Offaly on Sunday has been named as Kacper Kacprzak.

WORLD: Palestinians are observing a general strike to mourn dozens killed by Israeli army fire in the deadliest day in Gaza since a 2014 war.

BUSINESS: A new survey of the Irish workforce by IrishJobs.ie reveals that almost 4 in 10 workers (37%) didn’t take their full allocation of annual leave in 2017.

SPORT: The Irish Cricket team have set Pakistan a target of 160 runs to win on the final day of their inaugural test match in Malahide.

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VIRAL: Last night Claire Byrne hosted a live referendum debate as part of her weekly live show.During the show, viewers took to Twitter to complain about the conduct of the audience during the debate.

SHOWBIZ: The Rolling Stones will take to the stage of Dublin’s Croke Park this Thursday night and as 70,000 expected to attend, organizers have issued the following warning to concertgoers.

LIFESTYLE: Andy Summers first picked up a camera during his touring days with The Police. He tells Ed Power about his love of photography and his current exhibition at UCC.

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