MORNING BULLETIN: Man, 80, dies after collision between car and van in Co Cork

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MORNING BULLETIN: Man, 80, dies after collision between car and van in Co Cork

Here's your morning news bulletin...


IRELAND: A man has died following a road crash in Cork. It occurred on the N71 between Ballydehob and Bantry just before 10 o'clock last night.

IRELAND: First we had ghost estates, now it’s phantom houses — one in three of all the new homes thought to have been built over the past seven years never existed.

IRELAND: A full commission of investigation into the cervical cancer scandal is to be established in September, Health Minister Simon Harris has confirmed.

IRELAND: Sinn Féin president Mary Lou McDonald met Prince Charles in Cork last night just hours after he spoke of how reconciliation and understanding can guide both countries on a path of shared prosperity and security.

BUSINESS: The potential for further negative economic shocks to the Irish economy has increased over recent months, the Central Bank has warned.

ANALYSIS: Elizabeth Drew on the urgent need for Republicans to stand up to the Donald Trump.

SPORT: Dan Leavy hasn’t much regard for his body or his wellbeing. He looks battered at 24, but he’s just getting started, writes Ronan O'Gara in his weekly column.

SPORT: Only four golfers manage to break par at US Open first round.


FEATURES: 10 things to do that are better than the World Cup: Ed Power rounds up the best non-World Cup activities to help keep you sane while everyone else dons their soccer pundit hat and becomes an offside rule expert.

SHOWBIZ: A mystery RTÉ presenter has joined stars Ryan Tubridy, Joe Duffy and Ray D'Arcy in earning more than €300,000 a year from the station in the first salary figures revealed by the State broadcaster in three years.

FEATURES: Ask Audrey's column: What’s the story with sitting next to a langer from Kerry on the train.

FOOD: The most divisive of all surveys we have ever done, who knew that burgers could be controversial? Six tasters had at least six different opinions and were hard to please. We tasted without flavouring, grilling many burgers to whittle them down to our final Top 8.

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