BULLETIN: Jason O'Driscoll found guilty over 2012 Louth murders; Barnier 'ready to improve' Brexit proposals on border

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BULLETIN: Jason O'Driscoll found guilty over 2012 Louth murders; Barnier 'ready to improve' Brexit proposals on border

Catch up on all the headlines this lunchtime...

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IRELAND: A 35-year-old Dubliner shouted "guilty of f*cking what" when a jury convicted him of murdering two men who had arranged to sell him a stolen car.

IRELAND: The Health Minister has moved to reassure women that "everything that could possibly be done is being done" in relation to the CervicalCheck scandal.

IRELAND: EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier has signalled a willingness to be flexible in Brexit negotiations around the Northern Ireland border.

IRELAND: Growing concerns are being expressed about the potential impact on rural post offices of a voluntary retirement scheme brokered between An Post and the Postmasters Union.

WORLD: Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa said his government has been in touch with the main opposition leader in an attempt to ease tensions after election-related violence in the capital.

BUSINESS: An economic monitor is reporting that Dublin is experiencing an economic resurgence with unemployment in the capital falling to its lowest level in a decade.

SPORT: The Galway hurlers have lost their tag of invincibility, according to former Tribes boss John McIntyre.

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VIRAL: Our favourite Cork entrepreneur is back and this time he’s the eccentric proprietor of a fruit and veg stall.

SHOWBIZ: JJ Abrams posted a photo from the Star Wars: Episode IX set including a special nod to the late Carrie Fisher.

LIFESTYLE: Norbert Nkengurutse is 36 years old and from Burundi, a country in east Africa with a history of violent conflict and a cultural heritage so rich that UNESCO listed its ceremonial drumming on its Intangible Cultural Heritage lists.

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