Evening Round-up: Nora Quoirin's body found; Leaving Cert results; Cork toddler death

Evening Round-up: Nora Quoirin's body found; Leaving Cert results; Cork toddler death

So that’s nearly Tuesday 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.

TO INFORM

Nora Quoirin: President Michael D Higgins has offered his condolences to the Quoirin family after the body of missing teenager Nora was found in Malaysia today.

Leaving Cert: Almost 59,000 Leaving Cert students received their exam results this morning.

Debs tragedy: Tributes have been paid to "angel" Jessica Moore who died after becoming unwell at her Debs in Co Galway on Monday.

Cork toddler: A three-year-old Irish boy who was found unconscious in a pool in Alicante in Spain yesterday morning has died in hospital.

Grounded: Norwegian Air has confirmed it is stopping its transatlantic flights to Ireland from next month.

Hong Kong: Police have withdrawn from Hong Kong Airport after they tried to disperse protestors there.

Bainisteoir: Jack O’Connor, who guided his native Kerry to three All-Ireland titles, will be ratified as the new Kildare senior manager early next month.

Evening Round-up: Nora Quoirin's body found; Leaving Cert results; Cork toddler death

TO ENGAGE

Operation Banner: August 14, 2019, marks 50 years since the start of British Army operation in Northern Ireland.

Irish independence: Ryle Dwyer exams the events of the War of Independence leading up to the Anglo-Irish Treaty of 1921.

TO ENTERTAIN

International Lefthander's Day: Eight struggles only left-handed people will understand.

Hacked: Love Island finalist Curtis Pritchard has been forced to apologise to his fans after his Instagram account was hacked.

MOST READ SO FAR TODAY

Navy: All four Naval Service Reserve motor launches have been decommissioned due to their age, while the strength of the back-up force has significantly decreased and is desperately short of young people.

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