Wednesday 21 March 2018

What it says in the papers

Ryan Tubridy
Ryan Tubridy Newsdesk Newsdesk

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

'Bank still has homes it stole in mortgage rip-off' is the lead from the Irish Independent this morning as the Permanent TSB has admitted it still has some houses as a result of the mortgage overcharging scandal.

The paper reports that embattled bank acknowledged for the first time that it may have to return some of these properties to families who have been offered just €50,000 in compneation for being evicted.

Meanwhile, The Herald runs with 'Jail Riot Mayhem' on its front page after eleven inmates were hospitalised and tens of thousands in damage was caused at Cloverhill prison yesterday. The riot kicked off after 15 of the 60 inmates who had been in the B division yard refused to return to their cells.

The Irish Examiner also runs with this yarn with the line 'Inmate taken hostage during jail riot' as a prsioner was taken hostage by the gang, his arm was broken and his face was slashed during the serious riot.

'Anglo director says Quinn take disclosed' is the front page story from the Irish Times as the paper reports that the banking inquiry is set to hear that the board of Anglo told the financial regulator about Sean Quinn's large shareholding in the institution as soon as it became aware of it.

An exclusive from the Irish Sun reveals that Ryan Tubridy is set to leave 2FM for a "dramatic" return to Radio One. 'Tubridy 2FM axe' tells how the 42-year-old will go back to teh same slot he left in 2010 after John Murray recently left the role.

'X Factor outrage' screams the line from the Irish Daily Mirror after the talent show producers axed auditions from Irish singers at the last minute - after they had paid hundreds on flights and hotels.

'Dwyer is a sick bastard...I'd love to rip his head off' are the words of prison inmate Leon Wright - the new man in Graham Dwyer's ex-girlfriend's life, according to the Irish Daily Star.

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