MORNING BULLETIN: State’s U-turn on illegal adoptions; Fears over Italy turmoil spread through global markets

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MORNING BULLETIN: State’s U-turn on illegal adoptions; Fears over Italy turmoil spread through global markets

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IRELAND: Finally there will be a sample audit of all adoption records held by the State

IRELAND: Women will be able to access abortions here from January, the Taoiseach has said.

IRELAND: A man who dipped his toe in the adventure boat business after beating cancer hopes to create waves with his new Cork Harbour tour-boat venture linking the city to Cobh.

WORLD: Italy’s political turmoil has stoked fears of instability in the euro bloc, causing stocks to fall in Asia on Wednesday after turbulent sessions in the US and Europe.

BUSINESS: British manufacturers have turned up the pressure on the government to abandon one of its post-Brexit customs proposals, slamming the idea of a technology-based plan for border checks as naive and a waste of money.

SPORT: Munster legend Paul O’Connell wants the province to develop a production system to develop talent from grassroots and schools level and not rely on ‘short term fixes’.

SPORT: Cork City boss John Caulfield has expressed his shock at the serious assault which left Waterford boss Alan Reynolds in hospital.

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FEATURE: Geraldine Walsh was never shy as a child, rather an introvert. That has its pros and cons as it’s followed her into parenthood.

FEATURE: Expectations of boys are outdated, restrictive, and inaccurate, writes mother of seven, Jen Hogan.

SHOWBIZ: Roseanne Barr has returned to Twitter to apologise to Valerie Jarrett for a tweet comparing her to an ape and to her colleagues who lost their jobs following the cancellation of her sitcom.

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