BULLETIN: Psychiatric nurses do not want to strike, says secretary; Investigation launched into fatal Donegal accident

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IRELAND: The general secretary of the Psychiatric Nurses Association, Peter Hughes, says his members do not want to strike, but government inaction is forcing them to do so.

IRELAND: A full investigation has been launched after a young woman was killed and a six-year-old girl was injured in a freak accident in Co Donegal last night.

IRELAND: An extended Traveller family, which includes 28 children, are to be evicted from a west Dublin site today.

IRELAND: The UK Government has confirmed it will spend around €330m (£300m) supporting EU-backed peace projects in Northern Ireland as part of its commitments under the Brexit deal.

WORLD: A 13-year-old Wisconsin girl who went missing in October after her parents were killed has been found alive, authorities said.

VIEWS: Is it unreasonable to have hoped to get through the first week of 2019 without two women being brutally murdered? asks Alison O'Connor.

BUSINESS: French insurer Axa has said it will handle its international risk and reinsurance through an Irish unit in light of Britain’s plans to leave the EU.

SPORT: An emotional Andy Murray announced he is planning to retire after Wimbledon but that next week’s Australian Open could be the final tournament of his career.

SPORT: Monaghan All Star nominee Niall Kearns is set to miss the Allianz League as he recovers from a heart operation.


CULTURE: Netflix won’t reveal much about how Bandersnatch works, but it has resulted in one of the most talked-about episodes of Black Mirror, writes Ed Power.

FEATURE: Ask Audrey: She gets a lot of business telling people from Wilton why their son didn’t get into Pres. (As if it wasn’t obvious.)

HEALTH: Marjorie Brennan meets psychotherapist Tom Conlon, who is establishing a men’s support group to help them to talk to one another and share stories.

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