Three former Anglo Irish Bank executives will be sentenced later after being found guilty of trying to defraud Revenue; up to 300 new jobs are being created in Tipperary; the US dentist who shot Cecil the lion ’wanted to hunt elephant’; and Patrick Vieira believes Man City’s Irish star Jack Byrne is just as "nuts" as Roy Keane. Here’s this morning’s irishexaminer.com round-up.
Former Anglo executives to be sentenced for hiding FitzPatrick accounts
Three former Anglo Irish Bank executives will be sentenced later after being found guilty of trying to defraud Revenue.
Pharmaceuticals firm announces 300 jobs for Co Tipperary
Up to 300 new jobs are being created in Cashel in Co Tipperary.
Man held over cyclist’s hit and run death
A 70-year-old man, arrested yesterday in connection with a fatal hit-and-run in Kerry three years ago, was questioned by gardaí but released without charge.
Limerick revel in Munster glory
Thus far, but no further was the stark message delivered by Limerick as they closed the door on Clare’s remarkable dominance at U21 level.
City starlet Byrne ‘nuts’ like Keane, says Vieira
Patrick Vieira believes his Manchester City teen star Jack Byrne is just as "nuts" as his former nemesis Roy Keane.
Dentist who shot Cecil the lion 'wanted to hunt elephant'
The US dentist who killed Cecil the lion wanted to hunt a “very large elephant” after shooting the protected animal, the guide who led the trip has claimed.
Cameron sparks anger with ‘migrant swarms’
David Cameron was under mounting pressure last night after describing migrants trying to reach Britain as a "swarm".
ALISON O'CONNOR: Inquiry showed once gung-ho Taoiseach to be a weak performer
There is a strong suspicion that the horrible lessons we learned through the economic bust are being forgotten, writes Alison O’Connor
Agony aunt Ask Audrey is solving all of Cork’s problems
Audrey has been sorting out Cork people for years...
We've just found the closest rocky planet outside our solar system
Astronomers have confirmed the discovery of the nearest rocky planet outside our solar system. It orbits too close to its star to sustain life, but it’s still exciting.
WATCH: The terrifying moment a man threatens police officers with an 8 inch knife
The moment a man swung a huge knife at police was captured on film - and it’s pretty frightening.
Council urges more investment to continue rise in employment
The National Competitiveness Council is warning that Ireland's employment growth is under threat unless there is more investment in transport, energy and broadband.
‘Stunning’ growth figures reflect path of early Celtic Tiger years
The economy is growing at such a huge rate that the recovery is approaching a virtuous path similar to the early Celtic Tiger years before the emergence of the credit-fuelled crash.
Family agony at 'sudden and unexpected' death of the Apprentice's Stuart Baggs
The sister of former Apprentice contestant Stuart Baggs has said the family’s world is “shattered apart” by his sudden death.
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