Bulletin: HSE says nurses' strike causing 'significant disruption' to services; May to meet Juncker in Brussels on Thursday

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Bulletin: HSE says nurses' strike causing 'significant disruption' to services; May to meet Juncker in Brussels on Thursday

Here's your lunchtime bulletin.

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IRELAND: The second day of industrial strikes by nurses and midwives caused considerable criticism of the Government from political opponents and the public.

IRELAND: Ministers' claims that they were unaware of escalating costs for the national's children's hospital are "not credible", a senior Fianna Fáil figure has argued.

IRELAND: Theresa May will insist that she can secure a Commons majority for a Brexit deal that "commands broad support" in Northern Ireland as efforts continue to find an alternative to the controversial backstop.

WORLD: A prominent police officer has expressed disappointment at comments by actor Liam Neeson which revealed he once held violent thoughts about killing a black person in revenge after someone close to him was raped.

SPORT: Munster's Billy Holland has been added to Joe Schmidt's Ireland squad following last weekend's Six Nations defeat to England.

BUSINESS: Consumer advocates and politicians have stepped up their calls for individual bankers to be held to account for the €1bn tracker mortgage scandal, which involves around 40,000 cases.

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LIFESTYLE: Aileen O'Reilly and Suzanne Harrington give us their views on how 'gentlemen' fit in to modern society.

SHOWBIZ: Mariah Carey has announced her European tour dates and it all kicks off in Dublin.

VIRAL: Vogue Williams has taken to Instagram to open up about her first time breastfeeding her her newborn boy, Theodore in public.

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