BULLETIN: Voting in Presidential Election off to slow start; Confusion over Fianna Fáil election plans for NI

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BULLETIN: Voting in Presidential Election off to slow start; Confusion over Fianna Fáil election plans for NI

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IRELAND: Candidates in the presidential election have started casting their votes at polling stations across the country.

IRELAND: Cllr Sorcha McAnespy has confirmed she plans to contest the 2019 local elections in the North as a Fianna Fáil candidate.

IRELAND: Gardaí in Co Donegal are on the lookout for an escaped prisoner.

BUSINESS: Cork Airport has welcomed the addition of new routes to Nice and Dubrovnik as part of Aer Lingus’ summer 2019 schedule.

WORLD: Ryanair has made a lengthy defence of its conduct after one of its passengers racially abused an elderly woman on a flight.

SPORT: Usain Bolt’s first touch is “like a trampoline” and he will never make it as a professional footballer, according to former Republic of Ireland international Andy Keogh.

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SHOWBIZ: “I am so excited I can barely hold my phone,” Irish designer Don O'Neill posted on his Instagram as Meghan Markle wowed in one of his custom designs.

FEATURES: Tord Gustavsen’s Nordic leanings could help produce one of the gigs of the jazz weekend.

VIRAL: With Halloween just around the corner, many Irish households across the country are getting ready for the frightful festivities. However, some Irish mammies are being sent over the edge when it comes to this spooky season.

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