MORNING BULLETIN: Varadkar says he understands Trump's frustration with the media; Ryanair strikes threaten to spoil holidays

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MORNING BULLETIN: Varadkar says he understands Trump's frustration with the media; Ryanair strikes threaten to spoil holidays

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IRELAND: Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has reportedly criticised the media at an event in New York, saying it is one of the few issues he agrees upon with US President Donald Trump.

IRELAND: Holiday-goers are facing a summer of potential travel chaos as Ryanair cabin crew will today warn that they could join pilots in strike action, which could ground hundreds of flights.

IRELAND: Irish Water is continuing to monitor supplies, as it considers extending the hosepipe ban beyond the Greater Dublin area.

IRELAND: The Tánaiste flies to London today for talks with senior British Ministers on Brexit.

WORLD: A major incident has been declared in Wiltshire in the UK after it was suspected two people might have been exposed to an unknown substance in Amesbury.

SPORT: As has been their habit since the innocent summer of 2011, the Mayo football team hasn’t been short of takers lining up to bury and praise them in recent days.

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SHOWBIZ: Police are investigating two more allegations of sexual assault against Kevin Spacey.

FEATURE: Now that Ireland’s first official nudist-friendly beach has opened at Hawk Cliff, Dalkey, Co Dublin, Robert Hume takes the opportunity to look back at changing attitudes towards what was deemed proper to wear at the seaside.

VIRAL: The world’s largest collection of model aircraft has gone on permanent show in the most appropriate home possible for it – the very airport where the obsession began for a collector to purchase 1,500 plus specialist diecast models.

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