BULLETIN: Duffy secures four nominations to enter Áras race; Hurricane Helene to bring wet and windy weather

Your lunchtime bulletin.

BULLETIN: Duffy secures four nominations to enter Áras race; Hurricane Helene to bring wet and windy weather

Your lunchtime bulletin.

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IRELAND: Gavin Duffy has secured the presidential nomination from Waterford City and County Council.

IRELAND: Weather watchers will have their eyes on the skies in the coming days as Hurricane Helene creeps closer to Ireland.

IRELAND: A desperate Meath mum has revealed her huge struggle to meet everyday living costs as she helps her teenage son battle a rare form of cancer.

WORLD: Hurricane Florence has already inundated streets on the US east coast with ocean water and left tens of thousands without power amid fears the storm will bring “catastrophic” freshwater flooding over parts of the Carolinas.

BUSINESS: Ryanair have signed a set of agreed principles with the three main cabin crew unions in Italy which, they say, will form the basis of a comprehensive Collective Labour Agreement (CLA).

SPORT: Cardiff manager Neil Warnock believes Harry Arter will patch up his differences with Roy Keane and play for the Republic of Ireland again.

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SHOWBIZ: The new series of Big Brother will be the last to air on Channel 5, it has been confirmed.

VIRAL: Just when things couldn't get more dramatic between the Kardashian sisters Khloe has revealed that she’d pick Kim, not Kourtney, to be her daughter’s legal guardian if something ever happened to her.

FEATURE: In 1918, the world faced an epidemic worse than the Black Death. The disease could not have arrived in Ireland at a worse time. The war meant that many doctors were at the front and there was no national health service. How well did the country cope? Robert Hume investigates

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