A three-year-old child was among seven people treated for mild hypothermia after climbing Croagh Patrick; A priest in Co Meath intervened to stop a brawl between members of the Travelling community that erupted after Mass yesterday; Greece’s former finance minister has admitted he had begun planning to leave the euro and reintroduce the drachma. Here’s today’s lunchtime irishexaminer.com round-up.
Brawl at Mass halted by priest
Fr Declan Hurley, a priest in Navan, Co Meath, yesterday intervened to stop a brawl between members of the Travelling community that erupted outside the church after 1pm Mass.
Head and neck cancers linked to oral sex on rise in men
Head and neck cancers linked to oral sex are on the rise, primarily among men, mostly in their 30s, while those linked to smoking and drinking have decreased slightly.
Three-year-old treated for hypothermia after climbers ignore Croagh Patrick warnings
A three-year-old child was among seven people treated for mild hypothermia after climbing Croagh Patrick yesterday, despite warnings to stay off the mountain due to bad weather.
Van Gaal: why I bought Romero and why I can't talk about Ronaldo
Louis van Gaal hosted a frank Q&A session in San Jose last night. Plenty of the questions Manchester United fans have been asking were tackled.
‘Yes men and stooges’; Donal Óg calls it like he sees it on Sunday Game
Cork man Donal Óg Cusack had some home truths for the GAA community in the Rebel county last night on the Sunday Game.
Police fire on car at Tour de France
No terrorist link to vehicle that crashed through Paris barricades
Child's body found in search for missing seven-year-old
UK detectives looking for a seven-year-old boy who vanished after playing with friends in a park have found the body of a child on a construction site.
Trump card divides Republican party
Donald Trump is ploughing millions of his own dollars into his campaign, but his party is still unsure whether he’s the ace — or the joker — in the pack, writes Bette Browne.
Centre for Talented Youth is DCU’s camp for Ireland’s best and brightest
DCU’s Centre for Talented Youth was set up to inspire gifted children across the country. Our 17 year old "The way I see it" columnist Ellie Menton filled us in on what she gets out of Ireland’s real life "nerdcamp".
Detroit now has 9-foot tall bronze Satanist sculpture
The troubled city of Detroit unveiled a new bronze sculpture of the likeness of Baphomet, demonic goat and idol of worshippers of Satan, in a ceremony in the city on Saturday.
Three lads have made a killer Irish dancing video at UCC
Former Riverdancer and current lead dancer at Celtic Steps Kieran Hardiman teamed up with fellow dancers Alan Kenefick and Ciaran Plumme to create this stomping dance video filmed in the grounds of UCC.
Aran sweaters for the 21st century
Áine Knitwear has bucked the trend, making clothes that mix the classic and contemporary, writes Trish Dromey.
Greece's ex-finance minister Varoufakis 'made plan to bring back drachma'
Greece's former finance minister has admitted he had begun planning to leave the euro and reintroduce the drachma.
Bobbi Kristina dies after seven months in coma
Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of the late entertainer Whitney Houston and R&B singer Bobby Brown, has died, seven months after she was found face-down in a bathtub.
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