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Morning top 5: Three gardaí released without charge after arrests

Three gardaí arrested yesterday have been released without charge. The superintendent, inspector...
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07.06 17 May 2019


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Morning top 5: Three gardaí released without charge after arrests

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07.06 17 May 2019


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Three gardaí arrested yesterday have been released without charge.

The superintendent, inspector and detective were detained as part of an operation linked to investigation into a Limerick crime gang.

All three have been suspended from duty.

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Efforts are continuing today to try to find an Irish professor who has been reported missing while trying to descend Mount Everest.

Seamus Lawless from Bray, Co Wicklow, climbed to the peak of the world's highest mountain yesterday.

However, the 39 year-old was reported missing while trying to come down from the summit.

Trinity College Dublin says it's offering any support it can to his family at this extremely distressing time.

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The National Maternity Hospital has commissioned a review into the circumstances of a termination of pregnancy at the hospital last March.

According to the Irish Times, it's in relation to an abortion carried out for reasons of fatal foetal abnormality, but a test later indicated no abnormality was present.

Dublin's Holles Street Hospital said it does not comment on individual cases.

The review is to be conducted by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in Britain.

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In the UK, it's thought up to 20 candidates could be preparing to fight for the leadership of the Conservative Party.

Theresa May says she'll set out a timetable for leaving office once a further vote on her Brexit deal takes place at the beginning of next month.

Boris Johnson's already said he'll be running, while others thought to be considering it include Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt and Environment Secretary Michael Gove.

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Ireland won't be competing in the Eurovision final tomorrow night.

Clare's Sarah McTernan performed her song '22' in the semi-finals in Tel Aviv last night.

However, the 25-year-old wasn't one of the ten chosen to go through to the final.


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