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.
Northern Ireland backstop: The DUP has said Boris Johnson rejected the idea of a Northern Ireland-only backstop during a meeting at Downing Street.
Cork murder: Two people have been arrested in connection with the murder of a 55-year-old man whose bloodied body was found by his son when he visited his home in Cork city over the weekend.
Simon Harris: Micheál Martin has launched a blistering attack on Health Minister, Simon Harris, accusing him of being "poor" and "ineffective" in his job
Nora Quoirin funeral: Teenager Nora Quirin, who was found dead in a Malaysian jungle after going missing on a family holiday, was a gentle and innocent child who gifted others with immeasurable love, her funeral service has heard.
John Bolton: President Donald Trump has forced out John Bolton, his hawkish national security adviser with whom he had significant disagreements on Iran, Afghanistan and a cascade of other global challenges.
Joe Brolly: Joe Brolly will not feature in RTÉ's coverage of Saturday's All-Ireland football final replay.
Whistleblower: A Prison Service whistleblower was the subject of disciplinary proceedings, but when this was made public the charges were dropped, writes Michael Clifford.
Ireland's finance: Just like in the Netflix blockbuster Stranger Things, we have entered ‘The Upside Down’ through a portal to a dysfunctional money system, one that has implications across all our lives, suggests Eddie Hobbs.
Apple TV: Apple’s Netflix-rivalling TV streaming service will launch on November 1, the technology giant has confirmed.
Shaky Bridge: Watch as work to dismantle Cork's famous Shakey Bridge begins.
Defense forces: The number of recruits paying to get out of the Defence Forces before their training has even finished confirms claims the retention crisis can't be overcome by major recruitment drives alone.