So that’s Monday nearly wrapped up. Here are some of the stories we published on irishexaminer.com today which we hope will help you make sense of it all this evening.
Patrick Nevin: A serial sex offender who attacked three women in the space of 11 days after meeting them through Tinder has been jailed for 12 years.
Health staff strike: A 24-hour strike by some 10,000 HSE support staff at 38 hospitals and healthcare facilities is set to go ahead on Wednesday after talks at the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) collapsed today.
Heat wave: Authorities around Paris have issued an orange alert for intense heat, the second-highest level on its scale, as very hot temperatures are expected across continental Europe this week.
Iran sanctions: President Donald Trump has signed an executive order targeting Iran’s supreme leader and his associates with financial sanctions.
European Games: Ireland’s highest finish yet at the 2019 European Games in Minsk has come in shooting.
National Broadband Plan: The former state telephone company, Eir, will tomorrow claim it could have delivered the Government's National Broadband Plan (NBP) for under €1 billion, one third of its estimated final cost.
Bathing ban: A Dublin beach seen a bathing ban imposed because of a sewage overflow.
Fianna Fáil: Micheal Martin has taken risks in rebuilding the party since the disastrous 2011 election — such as propping up Fine Gael in government and backing abortion — but if the gamble backfires, he will be the first leader of his party not to become Taoiseach.
Pornography: Blunt instruments to censor porn won’t work, writes Caroline West. Instead, we should focus on educating young people about sex, misogyny, and safe internet usage.
Live at the Marquee: Bros have cancelled their Live at the Marquee gig due to "transport/logistical issues".
John Cleese: John Cleese faces a backlash after he took a dig at the Irish language on Twitter.
Fur farming: Fur farming is to be banned in Ireland, the Irish Examiner can reveal. Agriculture Minister Michael Creed is to bring a proposal to Government this week to phase out fur farms.