BULLETIN: Patrick Nevin jailed for sexual assault; Donald Trump says Brexit deal may hinder trade

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BULLETIN: Patrick Nevin jailed for sexual assault; Donald Trump says Brexit deal may hinder trade

Here's your lunchtime bulletin.

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IRELAND: Serial sex offender Patrick Nevin has been jailed for five-and-a-half years for attacking a Brazilian student he met on Tinder.

IRELAND: A transatlantic flight has diverted to Shannon Airport after a woman was reported to have started giving birth onboard.

IRELAND: Dublin City Council looks set to pass a motion allowing for the construction of log cabins on family properties.

IRELAND: A woman in her 50s has been hospitalised after a house fire in County Cork.

WORLD: The US President Donald Trump says the Brexit agreement "sounds like a great deal" for the EU, but may hinder trade between the UK and US.

ANALYSIS: The British establishment (and some of their so-called allies in Northern Ireland, not to mention their incompetent opposition) has managed, over the past few months, to achieve something I wouldn’t have thought possible. They’ve made US president Donald Trump look coherent, even, occasionally, responsible, writes Fergus Finlay.

ANALYSIS: We owe it to rape survivors to admit the complicity of silence, writes Dr Clíona Saidléar.

ANALYSIS: McDonald’s is a social and healthcare burden – whatever its charity PR might indicate, write Norah Campbell and Francis Finucane.

BUSINESS: A Dublin-based life sciences firm said it will create 600 jobs over five years in a €350m investment, while a US tech firm that provides data centre maintenance has said it will create 70 jobs in Cork.

SPORT: 'It's part of your DNA': Eddie O'Sullivan believes it will be hard for Joe Schmidt to walk away from rugby.

SPORT: As he sat down to dinner at the Four Seasons Hotel on Sunday night alongside Ireland’s record goalscorer and the last manager to lead the country to the World Cup, there was no inferiority complex for Stephen Kenny.

SPORT: The executive of the Waterford County Board is meeting on Thursday to discuss the resignation of Waterford minor football manager Tom Flynn, who quit the post last week following a dispute over dual players.

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EXAMVIRAL: Tayto crisps have retaken the top spot from Kerrygold butter as the food 'most missed' by Irish emigrants.

FEATURES: Eat less meat, car-share to work, and holidaying at home are eight practical changes we all can make in our lifestyles to try to reduce our carbon footprint, writes Susan O’Shea.

EXAMVIRAL: I’m a Celebrity fans were left furious last night after Anne Hegerty was voted to take part in the newest bushtucker trial by the public.

SHOWBIZ: Louise McSharry has beaten all the odds as the radio DJ announced she's expecting baby number two.

CULTURE: Gruff Rhys is looking forward to coming to Ireland: The Irish tour by the affable Super Furry Animals’ singer takes in Other Voices in Dingle on Friday, writes Ed Power.

EXAMVIRAL: The biggest Harry Potter convention Ireland has ever seen is coming to Dublin.

FEATURES: Making Cents: Shopping can be a more rewarding experience, writes Gráinne McGuinness.

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