Wednesday 21 February 2018

What it says in the papers

This morning's Irish Independent
This morning's Irish Independent

The Irish Independent leads with the story that 11 counties will miss out on a lower property tax bill due to a cabinet squabble

Councils are facing cuts to local authority funding which will mean savings will no longer be able to be passed on to homeowners.

The Herald reports that Labour Minister Pat Rabbitte is the next senior party member who will lose his position.

Joan Burton, who is expected to be elected leader tomorrow, wants fresh faces to take ministries.

The Irish Times meanwhile reports that the guidelines on legal abortion are set to be released.

The Irish Examiner claims that the cabinet are flouting rules on appointments to state boards.

The Irish Daily Mail leads with the story that Arthur’s Day has been canned by Guinness – but will be replaces by a new €1m series of pub gigs.

In the tabloids, The Irish Sun reports that popstar twins Jedward had to be rescued by the coastguard  after they got trapped on a Sandbank in Malahide.

The Irish Daily Star meanwhile reports on a child’s terror after her and her family were trapped in the air after an amusement ride broke down in Waterford.

Finally The Irish Mirror leads with the story of how two pensioners were lucky to survive after their car crashed through a bride and plunged into a river in Roscommon.

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