So that’s nearly Thursday 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.
Nora Quoirin: The French lawyer of the family of Nóra Quoirin has said that the family is determined to find out how she died.
CAO: More than 51,500 students nationwide have received an offer of a third level course, as the Central Application Office issued almost 75,000 first-round offers this Thursday.
Emmy: A GoFundMe page has raised almost €5,000 for the family of a Cork school girl who died while on holiday in Germany.
Schools: Education Minister Joe McHugh has insisted all schools caught up in year-long fire safety and structural concerns will re-open this August - despite admitting work is still taking place on more than a dozen facilities.
Brexit: The Liberal Democrats have been urged to reconsider their outright dismissal of Jeremy Corbyn’s plan to prevent a no-deal Brexit by becoming caretaker prime minister.
Mossie: The father of former Manchester United and Republic of Ireland footballer Roy Keane has died after a long illness.
Cleared: Stephen O'Brien has been cleared to play for Kerry in the All-Ireland football final.
US Shootings: After every mass shooting in the United States, Americans and others around the world are confronted with the question of what lies behind this distinctly American horror.
Gaslighting: From partners to politicians – how to avoid becoming a victim.
Ask Audrey: Our agony aunt is on hand to offer more advice to her loyal audience.
Then comes marriage: Fresh from claiming a gold medal at Cork City Sports on Wednesday, US Olympian Priscilla Frederick wed her high school sweetheart Kenneth Loomis in Macroom today.
House of the week: It pays to keep both ears, and eyes, open, if and when at home at this three-acre, wildlife-friendly spot at West Cork’s unusually titled Three-Gneeves.