Tuesday 28 March 2017

What it says in the papers

Shay Given & Rebbecca (Becky) Gibson at the All Ireland Football final between Kerry & Donegal at Croke Park, Dublin. Picture: Gareth Chaney/Collins
Shay Given & Rebbecca (Becky) Gibson at the All Ireland Football final between Kerry & Donegal at Croke Park, Dublin. Picture: Gareth Chaney/Collins
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

These are the stories that you need to know about this morning.

'Greece in chaos as Tsipras quits and calls new election' writes the Irish Independent as the Greek Prime Minister dramatically quite lasy night, thrusting his country into another period of political chaos.

The Herald leads with 'TD's email in affairs data leak' as the entire database of all 37 million users of dating website Ashley Madison was posted online - including the details of some 115,000 Irish people.

'Irish politician named on cheat site' is the Irish Daily Mirror's version of this story as the paper writes that the prominent public representative has firmly denied using the online service.

'Exclusion of Sinn Fein on agenda as PSNI link death to IRA' reads the front page of The Irish Times as the paper reports that a senior PSNI officer leading the investigation into the killing of Kevin McGuigan has linked his death to the Provisional IRA.

The Irish Examiner runs with the story that 'Child welfare referrals rise to 41,600' as it reports that nearly half of these issues flagged child protection concenrs, where there grounds to believe there was a risk of physical, sexual, or emotional abuse or neglect.

'€34m Lotto wonner attacked taximan' is the lead from the Irish Daily Star as 50-year-old Margaret Loughrey admitted the assault which occurred during an alcohol-fuelled incident.

Meanwhile 'Shay's baby joy' graces the front page of the Irish Sun which covers the news that Ireland goalkeeper Shay Given and his partner Becky Gibson are expecting a baby.

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