Thursday 8 December 2016

What it says in the papers: News Edition

Published 28/07/2015 | 06:52

Yesterday evening's tragic murder-suicide leads all of the front pages of the national newspapers this morning.

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1. Murder-suicide

A father-of-four killed his wife in a bedroom of their home before ploughing into two other vehicles while driving the wrong way on a motorway, gardai believe.

The Irish Independent leads their front page with the headline 'Father killed wife, then drove to his death on M1'.

The Irish Examiner reads 'Murder-suicide suspected in deaths of Louth couple', while the Irish Times leads with 'Man in fatal crash suspected of killing wife'.

The Herald leads with 'Murder suicide probe' while the Irish Daily Star leads with 'Gardai probe murder suicide theory'. The Irish Mirror opt for 'Hubby crash after 'killing wife'' while the Irish Sun reads 'M1 murder horror'. Finally, the Irish Daily Mail reads 'Did wife-killer die in a suicide crash?'.

2. Irish Water latest

Meanwhile, the Irish Independent and the Irish Times also leads with the latest from Irish Water.

'Coalition braces for Irish Water failing EU test', reads the Irish Independent. The newspaper reports that fears are growing in the Government that Irish Water is set to fail a crucial EU test. This means the full cost of the utility will be dumped on the national balance sheet. The Irish Times use the headline 'EU ruling on Irish Water setback for Coalition's budget plan'.

3. Air price wars

'Air price wars to boost winter flyers' reads the front of the Irish Examiner. The newspaper reports that fuel savings have 'sparked Ryanair into bullish challenge to Aer Lingus'.

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