So that’s nearly Friday wrapped up. Here’s some of the stories we published on irishexaminer.com today which we hope will help you make sense of it all this evening.
Cork assaults: A homeless man is fighting for his life after one of two separate assaults in Cork city last night. Another man is in custody after a teenager suffered a suspected fractured skull in the second unconnected assault, also in Cork city centre.
Beef dispute: The ongoing beef dispute is starting to have impact on supermarket shelves.
Grealish remarks: Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has urged Rural Independent TD Noel Grealish to "withdraw" and clarify his claims African asylum seekers are in reality economic migrants coming to Ireland to "sponge" off taxpayers amid growing calls for him to resign.
Johnson and Juncker: Boris Johnson has said he is “cautiously optimistic” of getting a Brexit deal as he prepares for talks with European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker.
No-deal impact: Cork Airport has published a detailed guide to help passengers understand how their travel plans will be affected in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
ROG on RWC: Schmidt’s made Ireland what no predecessor could — consistent.
The Mick Clifford Podcast: Ken Mayers and Tarak Kauff arrived in Ireland from the USA last March for a brief visit to assist ant-war protestors in Shannon airport. Ken is 82-years of age and Tarak is 77.
FG think-in: As picturesque Garryvoe basked in glorious sunshine, Leo Varadkar was certainly feeling the heat.
Room to Improve: Ever wondered what it’s like to be on Room to Improve? As the series returns, Vickie Maye takes a deep breath – and hands her house plans over to Dermot Bannon.
Oh deer!: Deer interrupts Australian couple's Co Kerry wedding picture.
'I’ll break your f**king two legs if you don’t f***ing perform': An extract from Adrian Russell's new book on Cork’s historic double season.