Evening Round-up: Lyra McKee death; Notre Dame stabilised; Mother and baby home report

So that’s Friday nearly 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.


Lyra McKee: The PSNI have released CCTV footage of events which led up to the moment Northern Irish journalist Lyra McKee was shot and killed.

Lyra McKee: The partner of Lyra McKee has spoken of her grief after last night's "barbaric act".

Lyra McKee: Lyra McKee wanted to expose the truth, a close friend said.

Notre Dame: Architects and construction workers have now stabilised the damaged structure of Notre Dame Cathedral, four days after a fast-spreading fire ravaged the Paris building.

Price transparency: John Hearne reports on a welcome move by big car rental firms to ensure greater price transparency for European consumers.

Bradley Welsh shooting: Police have released details of a suspect after Trainspotting 2 actor Bradley Welsh was shot dead on his doorstep.

Bobby Hazelwood: Frank Murphy’s tenure may have ended in Cork but Bobby Hazelwood is still standing, 31 years after he took the reins as secretary of Castletownroche GAA club.


Mother and baby homes: The shocking report on burial practices from the Mother and Baby Homes Commission took five years to prepare. It has left us with more questions than answers.

Mother and baby homes: With the publication this week of the fifth interim report of the Mother and Baby Homes Commission of Investigation, the disturbing spectre of the dead who were confined in those institutions of shame and segregation continues to haunt us.


Cork's hidden treasures: Rebel insiders share Cork city's hidden treasures

Yes to the address: Hoping that home-hunters looking for something just that little bit more different will say ‘Yes to the Address’ are Peter Kelly, aka Franc of TV fame and exposure, his wife Eadaoin, and family as they prepare to uproot from the Tree House, a place associated with them since their own wedding days over 20 years ago.

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