LUNCHTIME BULLETIN: Man dies and trainer Pete Taylor injured in shooting at Bray Boxing Club; Review of rape trial system underway

Here are all the latest headlines this lunchtime.

LUNCHTIME BULLETIN: Man dies and trainer Pete Taylor injured in shooting at Bray Boxing Club; Review of rape trial system underway

Here are all the latest headlines this lunchtime.

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IRELAND: A 30-year-old man was killed after a gunman entered Bray Boxing Club just before 7am and opened fire. Two other men including Katie Taylor’s father Pete were also shot and seriously injured, however their injuries are not life threatening.

IRELAND: A 39-year-old man killed in a crash in North Cork yesterday has been named locally as Patrick McMahon.

IRELAND: A review is underway to make the rape trial system fairer for victims.

WORLD: Israel’s Shin Bet security service says it has uncovered a plot to target Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

WORLD: Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort made several attempts to tamper with witnesses in his ongoing criminal cases, prosecutors have said as they asked a federal judge to consider revoking his house arrest.

BUSINESS: 350 new jobs will be created at business process outsourcing provider Abtran in Sligo.

SPORT: Mayo legend Cora Staunton has inked a new deal with AFL outfit Greater Western Sydney Giants — but won’t be returning to Australia until November.

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SHOWBIZ: The launch episode for the new series of Love Island has scored ITV2 its biggest overnight viewing figures since records began.

VIRAL: The latest eye-catching tweet from President Donald Trump included a statement that he had the right to pardon himself in the eyes of “numerous legal scholars”. It's now been turned into a meme.

FEATURES: Cork poet Greg Delanty tells Colette Sheridan about his life in Vermont, and his fortunate position of being able to make a living from his poetry.

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