EVENING BULLETIN: Catch up on what made the headlines today

Here's your evening update.


IRELAND: A 26-year-old man has been charged with the murder of elderly farmer Paddy Lyons who was found dead in his rural farmhouse last Saturday.

IRELAND: The Taoiseach Enda Kenny has officially recognised the ethnic status of the Traveller community, calling it a "great privilege" to be the person to do so.

IRELAND: There have been some "proper tulips" among the last 17 Transport Ministers but none of them brought Bus Éireann to the brink of insolvency, an Oireachtas Committee has heard.

WORLD: A violent paedophile who made a "hidey hole" in his home to conceal a girl he was abusing has been jailed for 27 years for a string of serious sex offences.

WORLD: President Donald Trump's first speech to Congress left Republicans encouraged today despite party divisions on healthcare remaining.

SPORT: In big-money basketball matches, it seems slightly ludicrous that something as simple as a stuck ball can bring a game to a standstill – and yet that’s exactly what happened at Tuesday’s game between the Boise State Broncos and Fresno State Bulldogs.

BUSINESS: The hospitality industry faces “nightmare” challenges if a hard Brexit brings about a restricted Irish border.


EVENING BULLETIN: Catch up on what made the headlines today

SHOWBIZ: The Weekend, Mumford and Sons AND Picture This have been confirmed as the first acts to play this year’s Longitude festival from July 14 - 16 in Dublin's Marlay Park.

SHOWBIZ: American actor Alec Baldwin is co-writing a satirical book about US President Donald Trump.

VIRAL: Trinity College has just gifted their students with the gifts of all gifts - a nap room.


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