The News Round

Here is a round-up of whats making the headlines at home and abroad this Friday.

  • Bray – The body of a woman in her 50’s was discovered in Bray this morning. The discovery was made at 1.30am after gardai were alerted to the incident.
  • Drugs seizure – Drugs to the value of €6.3m have been seized in two separate raids in county’s Dublin and Louth.
  • Cigarettes – Minister for Health, James Reilly wants each cigarette in a pack of 20 to cost €1. The move would see the price of a pack of cigarettes double in price.
  • Murder trail – Marioara Rostas, whose body was found in a shallow grave in the Dublin mountains in 2011, died from gunshot wounds to the head, her murder trial heard yesterday.
  • E.U. controversy – Jean- Claude Junker is expected to be appointed as the next president of the European Commission today but David Cameron is not happy, with the British Prime Minister saying that the appointment would be bad for Europe.
  • Gareth Brooks – In a new deal with residents around Croke Park, the G.A.A. has agreed that it won’t hold more than three concerts in a row in future.
  • Saville –  The CRC has expressed it’s disgust after the publication of the Saville report yesterday. Saville had been involved in fund raising at the clinic in the past.
  • Missing plane – Authorities searching for missing Malaysian airliner MH370 have confirmed that it was on auto pilot during its passage across the Indian Ocean.
  • Suarez –  Layers for Liverpool are seeking advice after Luis Suarez was hit with a four-month ban for biting. The ban will mean he will miss the opening games of the new Premier league season.


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