What Thursday's papers say

Varadkar rows back on welfare fraud plans; nursing home 'top-up' fees highlighted; manhunt after Cork fire

6th July, 2017
The main headlines from today's newspapers


- The Irish Times says Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has rowed back on controversial plans he announced when he was minister for social protection to name and shame all welfare fraudsters. The paper says that, under a compromise with Fianna Fáil, only people found guilty of defrauding the state of payments of more than €5,000 will be named.

- The paper says emergency legislation to empower the Government to underwrite the costs of...

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