BULLETIN: Taoiseach says he should have been clearer on CervicalCheck pledges; No-deal Brexit preparations are ‘sensible precautions’

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BULLETIN: Taoiseach says he should have been clearer on CervicalCheck pledges; No-deal Brexit preparations are ‘sensible precautions’

Catch up on all the headlines this lunchtime...

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IRELAND: Two families at the centre of the centre of the CervicalCheck crisis have called on the Taoiseach to “make good” on his promises to women affected by the scandal.

IRELAND: Businessman Gavin Duffy says his ability to make big decisions will be key in making him a good president.

IRELAND: 76 acres of land bequeathed to the Travelling community by a Meath bachelor is to be used to tackle some of the problems that put young Travellers at risk.

WORLD: Downing Street has insisted the British Government is engaged in “good planning” and taking “sensible precautions” in case there is a no-deal Brexit.

BUSINESS: A data management company from the US has announced that it will open a new office in Cork's city centre today where it expects to create 30 jobs over the next three years.

SPORT: Max Verstappen has issued an apology for his expletive-laden outburst during the Hungarian Grand Prix.

SPECIAL REPORT: With the Government to be taken to court for its alleged failures on climate change, the law is now a frontline for campaigners.

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FEATURE: HIV preventative care is a huge issue for activists. Gilead Sciences in Cork manufactures the drug Truveda Caomhan Keane meets the head of commercial operations.

SHOWBIZ: Thomas Markle has said his daughter Meghan has cut him off completely and that he now has no way of contacting his daughter.

VIRAL: Since the news broke that Gavin Duffy is running for the presidency, Twitter has been lit with opinions on #Aras18.

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