Evening round-up: Notre Dame blaze; FAI in crisis; Economic growth slowing

So that’s Tuesday 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.

TO INFORM

NOTRE DAME INFERNO: French President Emmanuel Macron has set a target of five years for the ruined Notre Dame Cathedral to be rebuilt.

FAI IN CRISIS: Shane Ross has denied the FAI is facing financial armageddon. It comes as the board of the FAI has confirmed it will step down after a review of governance.

IRISH/US RELATIONS: Nancy Pelosi has warned British authorities there will be no US-UK trade deal post-Brexit if there is any damage to the peace process in Ireland.

BUSINESS: Growth in the economy has slowed and will slow further, forcing the Government to revise downward its growth forecasts for this year and next.

SPORT: Former Republic of Ireland international Niall Quinn says "the light has turned green" when it comes to reforming and regaining trust in the FAI.

TO ENGAGE

ANALYSIS: Many curious features exist in the investigation of Lynn Margiotta for suspected fraud in connection with how she obtained medical certs for days she was absent from work.

SPECIAL REPORTS: Scrolling through news of the Notre Dame fire on social media feeds was like watching a real-time archive of grief in the making, as people expressed their dismay and sorrow at the damage wrought.

TO ENTERTAIN

VIRAL: A number of typo-ridden billboards have been erected in South Africa ahead of an upcoming election, resulting in unexpected international attention for a suburb in the southside of Cork city.

SHOWBIZ: Dublin-born actress Victoria Smurfit said a gunman targeting her daughters' school in recent days reaffirmed her decision to move her family from the US.

LIFESTYLE: Making the dining table the focus of gatherings this weekend is an opportunity to experiment with fresh new styling looks and to utilise tablewares in a variety of new ways.

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