BULLETIN: Girl alleged to have suffered 'devastating' abuse made a ward of court; Theresa May in Brussels

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BULLETIN: Girl alleged to have suffered 'devastating' abuse made a ward of court; Theresa May in Brussels

Here's your lunchtime bulletin.

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BREXIT LATEST: Theresa May has embarked on a fresh round of Brexit diplomacy after emerging from a confidence vote of Tory MPs bloodied and bruised but victorious.

IRELAND: A girl alleged to have been subject to “devastating” sexual abuse in her home by more than 12 local individuals before being taken into care in 2010 at the age of ten has been made a ward of court.

IRELAND: It looks like there is no end in sight to the miserable weather, with a Status Yellow warning set to put a dampener on the festive spirit this weekend.

IRELAND: Around a quarter of homeless parents are aged between 18 and 24, according to new research commissioned by Focus Ireland.

IRELAND: Gardaí in Roscommon are investigating a public order incident after a garda and two men were injured last weekend in Castlerea.

WORLD: French security forces have said they are trying to catch the gunman suspected of attacking a Christmas market dead or alive.

BUSINESS: Christmas stockings across Cork could be filled with handmade Palestinian goods imported from the West Bank if one of Cork’s foremost strength and conditioning coaches has his way.

FARMING: Although it is important for a farmer to check the trees occupying his land during the year it is evidentially more important to do so coming up to Christmas, writes Karen Walsh.

SPORT: Paul Ince believes Jose Mourinho is still playing catch up at Manchester United after the Louis Van Gaal era sent the club backwards.

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FEATURE: As we head into the season of stress and surprises and Santa, what gems of wisdom can modern-day parents glean from the Mary Poppins persona?

SHOWBIZ: Bob Dylan and his band and Neil Young with Promise of the Real will play Kilkenny's Nowlan Park on Sunday, July 14, 2019.

DISCOVER: A hi-tech robot that appeared at a tech show in Russia turned out to be a man in a suit.

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