Evening round-up: Notre Dame on fire; Delaney offers to step down after investigation; Quirke trial latest

So that’s Monday 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.

Evening round-up: Notre Dame on fire; Delaney offers to step down after investigation; Quirke trial latest

TO INFORM

Notre Dame: The spire at Notre Dame Cathedral has collapsed after a fire broke out at the famous Gothic cathedral this evening. See more of the shocking images here

John Delaney: FAI executive vice-president offers to step down from role pending FAI investigation

Love triangle trial: Defence claims Mary Lowry 'was manipulative'

European elections: Up to 59 candidates have declared they will contest next month's European parliament elections including ex-ministers, former presidential candidates, farmers and academics among others.

Derry: Former British soldier to face murder charge over death of 15-year-old Derry boy

GAA Awards: Shane Conway and Seán O’Shea have been honoured as the best Electric Ireland Fitzgibbon and Sigerson Cup players

Evening round-up: Notre Dame on fire; Delaney offers to step down after investigation; Quirke trial latest

TO ENGAGE

Property Tax: Stark warnings about the wisdom of delaying the Local Property Tax review, writes Daniel McConnell

Poverty: A fifth of children are at risk of poverty, either because their parents are on welfare, which is inadequate, or are working, but paid too little, writes Dr Sean Healy, CEO, Social Justice Ireland

TO ENTERTAIN

Top of the league: Shay Given more interested in his chicken dinner than Mo Salah's screamer

Viral: A road in Co Donegal has been renamed the R2D2 in tribute to one of Star Wars’ most famous characters

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The Irish housing crisis will reach a tipping point, as frustrated renters will begin to vote with their feet, one housing expert has said.

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