BULLETIN: GSOC investigate after man injured and dog killed in Garda shooting incident

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BULLETIN: GSOC investigate after man injured and dog killed in Garda shooting incident

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IRELAND: GSOC is investigating after a man was injured and a dog killed during an incident in Granard in County Longford yesterday.

IRELAND: The first ever abortion pill has been approved for use in Ireland. The Health Products Regulatory Authority confirmed to the Irish Examiner last night that it has “received and approved Mifepristone for termination of pregnancy”.

IRELAND: The man accused of murdering a Cork man in Bandon seven years ago was described by neighbours as howling like a dog and cheering after the body of the deceased was thrown in the river.

IRELAND: An RNLI team from Co Mayo spent nearly 12 hours at sea rescuing three fishermen after their boat broke down.

WORLD: MPs are to debate and vote on British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal. But what will happen?

ANALYSIS: The Garda Representative Body was subjected to intense criticism over the one million fake breath tests — a year on, little appears to have changed, writes Michael Clifford.

BUSINESS: FBD Hotels and Resorts — owned outright by investment holding company Farmer Business Developments — is eyeing further luxury hotel deals after acquiring the Heritage Hotel and Spa in Co Laois for approximately €9m.

SPORT: Rob Kearney is keen on the prospect of Stuart Lancaster teaming up with Andy Farrell.

SPORT: A criticism we’ve made before about Éamonn Fitzmaurice’s Kerry reign was his fascination with Dublin, writes John Fogarty in his weekly column.

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SHOWBIZ: Eddie Murphy and his fiance Paige Butcher have a new baby boy, the 10th child for 57-year-old Murphy.

FEATURES: Making Cents: Check your home before severe storms hit.

CULTURE: New one-off drama Care tells the story of a single mum who becomes her mother’s carer after she gets dementia. Georgia Humphreys finds out more about a programme inspired by the real-life experiences of one of its writers.

FEATURES: Being spontaneously charitable on a street level has become difficult in a cashless society, but technology could also solve the problem it created, says Eoin Weldon.

CULTURE: Sylvester Stallone has officially handed over Rocky’s crown to Michael B Jordan, and the young star is taking it all in his stride, writes Gemma Dunn.

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