Evening briefing: Three men who died in Waterford crash may have been from Cork. Catch up on all the headlines

Here’s a briefing on some of the stories and issues highlighted on irishexaminer.com today

IRELAND

Gardaí are investigating whether the three people killed in a horror crash in Dungarvan yesterday were from Cork city.

Three quarters of rank-and-file gardaí with the GRA who returned ballots have voted to accept a Labour Court €50m pay deal, in a move which is certain to speed up talks with other unions.

A man has died and three others injured in a two car collision which occurred on the N72 Fermoy to Ballyhooely Road at 8am this morning.

A cabinet minister believes people who paid their water bills cannot end up worse off than those who did not.

WORLD 

Ratko Mladic "called the shots" as his troops murdered and expelled thousands of civilians to carve out an ethnically pure Serb mini-state in Bosnia during the war of 1992-95, a UN prosecutor said as the former Bosnian Serb military chief's genocide trial neared its end.

President-elect Donald Trump has chosen former campaign rival Ben Carson to become secretary of the department of housing and urban development.

The highest court in the UK is set to have its say on one of the most important constitutional cases in British legal history.

Neil Horan, an infamous Irish priest known for running onto the 2003 British Grand Prix and 2004 Summer Olympics men's marathon, is at it again.

SPORT

Evening briefing: Three men who died in Waterford crash may have been from Cork. Catch up on all the headlines

Rugby referee Nigel Owens has made an Irish teenager’s day by sending him a signed jersey.

Sergio Aguero has been banned for four matches, as expected, by the Football Association following his weekend dismissal which prompted a fractious finale to Manchester City's loss to Chelsea.

Good news on Leeside as last year’s club top scorer and cup-final hero Sean Maguire has signed a one-year contract to keep him at Cork City next season.

Sepp Blatter appears to have conceded defeat in his bid to return to football after failing in a challenge over his six-year ban.

OPINION

The referendum result in Italy, which comes after Donald Trump's election last month and the Brexit referendum in June, could now potentially trigger a further bout of political and economic turmoil not just in Italy, but across Europe too, argues Andrew Hammond.

Eddie Cassidy, who was then West Cork correspondent for the ‘Cork Examiner’, recalls the fate of the Kowloon Bridge, which ran aground 30 years ago this week.

BUSINESS

The value of the euro has dropped to a 20-month low against the dollar after the resignation of Italy's prime minister.

The clearest indicator yet of what Brexit could mean to the Irish export sector was seen in the CSO’s recent trade figures.

LIFESTYLE

While soldiers braved freezing conditions in the trenches 100 years ago, people at home in Cork knuckled down to the coldest winter in living memory. Robert Hume investigates how they tried to keep warm.

SHOWBIZ

Evening briefing: Three men who died in Waterford crash may have been from Cork. Catch up on all the headlines 

He won’t be there in person but the Nobel Foundation says Bob Dylan has written a speech that will be read out at the traditional Nobel Prize banquet.

VIRAL

Barnardos has released a new video uncovering six things you might not know about the impact of domestic abuse on children.

Have you ever caught yourself wondering if you left the immersion on? We asked an expert if we’re all daft or if there’s actually consequences to leaving the immersion on.

VIDEO - OUR CHOICE

Every December houses are decked out in the biggest and brightest Christmas lights but Cork may be host to the best of the lot.

TECHNOW

GAMING: Wipeout is coming back, with a remastering of the old games with more ships, music and modes than before and it will be ready to roll in 4K come the summer of 2017.

MOVIES/TV: There will be a Christmas special of Sense8 as well as season 2 getting the green light.

TECH: GoPro have announced they will be selling the Karma Grip, the three axis stabiliser which was bundled with the Karma drone from the sports camera maker.

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30 years on from the Kowloon Bridge disaster, we look back at the how 900ft long ship had the south-west of Ireland in a grip of terror.


Lifestyle

Kate Tempest’s Vicar Street show began with the mother of all selfie moments. The 33 year-old poet and rapper disapproves of mid-concert photography and instructed the audience to get their snap-happy impulses out of the way at the outset. What was to follow would, she promised, be intense. We should give ourselves to the here and now and leave our phones in our pockets.Kate Tempest dives deep and dark in Dublin gig

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