Friday evening briefing: Cork brothers reveal heartbreak at father's suicide. Catch up on all the headlines

Good evening. Here’s all the news you need to know this lunchtime.

IRELAND

Ireland will deport or remove more than 4,000 people from its shores this year,  the highest number in six years.

Irish naval vessel the L.E. James Joyce was welcomed home today following its mission in the Mediterranean sea.  The crew helped rescue thousands of people fleeing war torn countries as they attempted to gain access to mainland Europe.

A year on from their father’s death, Cork brothers Shane and Derek Collins made a difficult decision - to share publicly the grief and pain  they went through in a bid to help others.

A former Nama official has been sent forward for trial after he was charged with leaking confidential information.  Paul Pugh of Clontarf Road in Dublin is accused of passing on the details of a construction company to an investment firm.

WORLD 

Friday evening briefing: Cork brothers reveal heartbreak at father's suicide. Catch up on all the headlines

It’s official: Rosetta is no longer in action.  We said an emotional goodbye to the spacecraft which made a kamikaze crash landing at 12:20pm UK time.

European ministers have agreed to ratify the world's first comprehensive climate treaty  - a move which is set to bring the deal into force.

A Chinese villager is suspected of killing his parents and then 17 neighbours  in an attempt to cover up his crime, police said.

German police have arrested four men after finding possible bomb-making  materials in their car at the border with Austria.

SPORT

Olympic gold medallist Justin Rose and Open champion Henrik Stenson put their unbeaten record on the line as the 41st Ryder Cup  got under way at Hazeltine on Friday.

Arsene Wenger was keen to look ahead as his 20th anniversary as Arsenal manager  was toasted ahead of their Premier League trip to Burnley on Sunday.

Of the many things outside Dublin manager Jim Gavin’s control approaching tomorrow’s All-Ireland football final replay,  the weather is at the very top of that list.

Peter O’Mahony’s excitement at returning to competitive rugby shone through this week  as he edges to within touching distance of ending the most frustrating period of his career.

OPINION

Immensely brave women such as Roisín Ingle and Tara Flynn put on the public record the fact of their own abortions. That lifted the lid  in a way nothing else could have done, writes Alison O’Connor.

The right response to past injustices is to recover sovereignty  in a Europe where the powerful are prevented from preying on the weak, writes former finance minister of Greece Yanis Varoufakis.

BUSINESS

ESB's reporting a profit of €287m for the six months of 2016.  The energy company has released its interim financial statement showing operating profit's down by €50m on the same period last year.

The Central Bank’s mortgage lending rules should be maintained  to help head off the boom-bust economic cycles that have plagued Ireland and brought the country to its knees during the recession, the IMF has warned.

LIFESTYLE

Friday evening briefing: Cork brothers reveal heartbreak at father's suicide. Catch up on all the headlines

Method helps young people focus on getting happy,  says Ailin Quinlan

SHOWBIZ

Friday evening briefing: Cork brothers reveal heartbreak at father's suicide. Catch up on all the headlines

TV3 star Alan Hughes has secretly married his partner Karl Broderick.  The pair previously had a civil ceremony for their partnership, but have now officially tied the knot.

VIRAL

Friday evening briefing: Cork brothers reveal heartbreak at father's suicide. Catch up on all the headlines

NCT day is a stressful experience for car owners.  The Fupin Eeejits  have encapsulated the horror of this day in their latest video. 

VIDEO

Upwards of 60,000 refugees, many of them children, currently live in makeshift refugee camps in Greece. It can be hard for Irish people to visualise the pain and suffering this kind of life holds for human beings.  Two sets of Irish artists have combined  to raise awareness of the plight of these people.

TECHNOW

GAMING: Nintendo already confirmed that they're releasing a mini NES console in November 2016  with a range of games on a system that fits in the palm of your hand. That's very cool, and Japanese customers are getting similar treatment.

MOVIES/TV: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children is Tim Burton’s best film this millennium. Here's a review.

TECH: This guy walked into an iPhone shop in France and smashed numerous iPhones because he had a bad experience with their customer service. 

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A year on from their father’s death, Cork brothers Shane and Derek Collins made a difficult decision - to share publicly the grief and pain  they went through in a bid to help others.


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