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Monday 22 January 2018

What it says in the papers

Today's Irish Independent
Today's Irish Independent

Cabinet reshuffles, timetable changes in primary school and Moyes' demise lead the front pages this morning.

‘Varadkar and Reilly may swap in reshuffle plan’ reads the front of the Irish Independent today.

The newspaper reports that Transport Minister Leo Varadkar and Health Minister James Reilly swapping portfolios could be an option for Taoiseach Enda Kenny’s planned Cabinet reshuffle.

The front page also reads ‘Giggs wings in as United get set to sack Moyes’.  A development on yesterday’s breaking news that the Premier League club were getting set to sack their manager, it now transpires that Giggs will take charge until the end of the season.

‘Calls to tighten rules of Garda spying’ reads the front of the Irish Examiner. The newspaper reports that the rights watchdog questions the legality of surveillance techniques.

The paper also efatures a photo of Peaches Geldof’s coffin with the headline ‘Celebrity mourners bid farewell to Peaches’.

‘Quinn challenges church over patronage of schools’ reads the front of the Irish Times as the paper reports that the Education Minister has called for ‘robust collaboration’ over issue of religious instruction.

The Irish Daily Mail also reports on Minister Quinn’s comments, with the headline, ‘Last class is religion... you can go home!’

The Irish Sun opted for tragic Peaches’ funeral for their front page as well, writing ‘Always together’ under a photograph of her illustrated coffin.

The Irish Daily Mirror leads with Moyes’ demise. The front page reads ‘Moyes Axe’.

Both the Irish Daily Star and The Herald lead their front pages with the story of a woman who was attacked after she tried to stop her car from being stolen outside her home. ‘Woman’s carjack terror’ and ‘Woman’s carjack horror’ read the front pages.

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