Dáil body to fight Denis O’Brien action; Taoiseach’s ‘breathtaking arrogance’ sparks outrage; and All-Ireland semi-final ref Brian Gavin hit with proposed ban. Here’s this morning’s irishexaminer.com round-up.
Dáil body to fight O’Brien action
Ceann Comhairle Seán Barrett has said a decision by businessman Denis O’Brien to sue the Committee on Procedure and Privileges and its members, including himself, is “outrageous” and that the Oireachtas body will defend itself.
Irish truck drivers 'being threatened with broken bottles and knives'
Truck drivers are refusing to drive to Calais as they are routinely threatened by migrants trying to make their way to Ireland and the UK, it has been claimed.
Taoiseach’s ‘breathtaking arrogance’ sparks outrage
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has been accused of breath- taking arrogance over plans to remain in power into the 2020s.
Video hints at Rory McIlroy return
Rory McIlroy has heightened speculation surrounding his return to action by posting a video which shows him working out in the gym without any apparent discomfort from his injured ankle.
Semi-final ref Brian Gavin hit with proposed ban
Brian Gavin, who will oficiate Sunday’s All-Ireland semi-final between Kilkenny and Waterford, has been slapped with a proposed one-month ban for comments he made towards a match official after an Offaly club fixture.
Man armed with hatchet shot dead at US cinema
A man armed with a hatchet and a pellet gun unleashed pepper spray at audience members inside a cinema before being shot dead by police as he tried to escape.
Policeman handcuffed two disabled children
A Kentucky sheriff has defended a deputy officer who restrained two disabled elementary schoolchildren by using handcuffs, last autumn. The sheriff says the deputy did nothing wrong.
VICTORIA WHITE: Let’s speak Gaeilge however we can and wherever we want
IMAGINE my surprise when I saw a sign for the Gaeltacht from a roundabout somewhere deep in Dublin 18.
Ireland still flying high in the aviation industry
In the pioneering days of aviation, Ireland was the point of departure and arrival for all transatlantic air traffic. And although planes no longer refuel at Shannon, we are still prominent in the industry. Ryanair is the largest short haul airline in Europe and we are major players in airport retail and aircraft leasing, says Eoghan Corry
VIDEO: Meet the three-year-old Cavan pool prodigy who is going viral
Meet Dylan Lewis from Cavan, he’s just three-years-old but he would probably still beat you at pool.
VIDEO: Americans chance their arms at hurling
Dubliner David Wogan runs the YouTube channel Play Hurling and has been trying to spread the gospel of hurling in North America, where he lives.
Irish young guns show their stripes with financial software success
As the golden child of international financial technology companies, Stripe has had a profound impact on the sector globally, helping to take financial technology mainstream.
Europe is no longer fit for purpose
Given recent events, we must ask if the European Union is now fit for purpose?
Fantastic Four review - will this superhero movie soar or sink?
Read our critic’s verdict on this reboot of the classic Marvel comic book team.
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