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.
Paul Jones: Gardaí investigating the murder of a 55-year-old man on Bandon Road have arrested his sister and charged her this afternoon on a count of aggravated burglary. Investigating gardaí also arrested a 41-year-old man and charged him with trespassing to commit an assault.
Beef dispute: Agriculture Minister Michael Creed says that getting all sides of the beef dispute back to the negotiating table is a complex matter and that the ongoing impasse is an emotional issue that has had farmers “on the verge of tears”.
Barnier on Brexit: The European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator said the bloc is still waiting for proposals from Prime Minister Boris Johnson to end the impasse over Britain’s departure, which is due at the end of next month.
House prices: Property prices have fallen in Dublin for the first time in seven years but continue to rise outside the capital.
Meyler's grief: David Meyler has opened up about his struggles in dealing with three miscarriages suffered by his wife in the space of a year.
Rural Ireland: We can’t continue to sell the soul of rural Ireland for €3.45 per kilo, writes Victoria White.
Budget 2020: Budget 2020 will be “safe” and “careful” with targeted supports to help counteract the impact of a no-deal Brexit, Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe has said.
Ask Audrey: She said, I’d make more money selling majorette outfits in Scoil Mhuire
She's got a son: US President Donald Trump seemed to forget that Barron Trump is just as much his child as he is Melania's during a press conference last night.