MORNING BULLETIN: Investigation after kayaker drowns in Kerry; Whiplash tops claims in car personal injury cases

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MORNING BULLETIN: Investigation after kayaker drowns in Kerry; Whiplash tops claims in car personal injury cases

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IRELAND: The Marine Casualty Investigation Board is to carry out an investigation into the death of a female kayaker who drowned in Kerry yesterday afternoon.

IRELAND: Alcohol advertising bans near schools or play areas, coupled with new separation rules for drink sold in shops, come into effect next November.

IRELAND: 7 out of 10 of all personal injury motor cases assessed by the Personal Injuries Assessment Board (PIAB) during the first half of 2018 were whiplash-related.

IRELAND: Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has been urged to defend Irish citizens in Northern Ireland over Brexit.

IRELAND: 19 schools have been cleared to open fully today as the schools building controversy continues.

BUSINESS: Self-employed people must stop seeing tax returns as a chore, says the director of public policy and taxation at Chartered Accountants Ireland.

WORLD: 4 in 10 British people back a second referendum offering an in-out Brexit choice, according to a new poll.

ANALYSIS: Divided by hate, will US voters turn the tide? The electorate has the chance to break the Republicans’ lock on government in possibly the most consequential midterm elections in US history, writes Elizabeth Drew.

SPORT: Containing Gooch was easy compared to this: Former Cork defender Kieran O'Connor's nightmare cancer battle.

SPORT: Cork City manager John Caulfield: We’ll have to build a new team

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FEATURES: Ireland’s only child-free coffee shop is brewing up a storm, writes Nuala Woulfe.

LIFESTYLE: What happens when mum's not the word: The reaction to Margaret O’Connor’s decision not have kids was so extreme, she decided to write a thesis about it, she tells Pat Fitzpatrick.

OUTDOORS: Islands of Ireland: What constitutes an island?

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