Your Tuesday evening catch-up

Here’s a briefing on some of the stories and issues highlighted on today.


A woman has been attacked during a burglary in Dublin in which the suspect received a number of cuts and scratches. 

Gardaí have issued a strong warning to parents to be aware of what their teenagers are doing at night after questioning a 15-year-old boy about a fire which gutted a shop in a Cork suburb over the weekend.

Owners and residents at Longboat Quay say they are considering legal action to cover the cost of emergency works at the apartment complex.

The Irish Data Protection Commissioner will examine how today’s EU court ruling protecting personal information online will impact data being shared with the US.


An audio recording has emerged of the moment a co-pilot took charge of an American Airlines flight after the pilot became ill and died.

Oscar Pistorius’s family say the South African athlete’s rights are being “undermined” by delays in deciding whether he should be released from jail and moved to house arrest.


Captain Robbie Keane has missed training with Ireland today due to the birth of his second child. Republic of Ireland assistant manager Roy Keane says he will be available for the game with the Germans on Thursday at the Aviva.

Jurgen Klopp has not been announced as the new Liverpool manager yet, but there seems to be a feeling that it’s only a matter of time. The former Dortmund manager coached some world class talent during his seven years at BVB and we wouldn’t be adverse to a few of these players rocking up in the Premier League.


Your Tuesday evening catch-up

Ireland are ready to fight flair with flair to beat France and avoid defending champions New Zealand in the World Cup quarter-finals, according to Simon Zebo.

For more latest news, views and banter visit our dedicated Rugby World Cup Centre HERE


The European Union’s 28 finance ministers have agreed to share details of tax deals their countries reach with big multinational companies in a move they hope will clamp down on aggressive tax avoidance.

The International Monetary Fund is downgrading its forecast for global economic growth, saying that falling commodity prices and jumpy financial markets have raised global risks.


Fire safety controversies have blighted apartment blocks and now a school, prompting Fiachra Ó Cionnaith to ask where go from here.


Joe Mahon’s TV show explores the fascinating history of Lough Hyne, says Richard Fitzpatrick


Comedian Ross Browne, who you may recognise from RTE’s ’The Fear’, has sent us a video showing how every Irish person behaves on Tinder.


Here are some of the strangest one and two star Tripadvisor reviews left on Irish tourist attractions that we have come across.

A ’decapitated’ toddler has had his head reattached by surgeons after a car crash.


GAMING: Star Wars Battlefront is coming from EA and plans on throwing you into some of the most iconic battles of the entire franchise, complete with a whole team of other human players and some of the best graphics around. Here’s how it looks in action.

MOVIES: Sicario is the new film from director Denis Villeneuve

TECH: Microsoft opened its Windows 10 Devices event with the news that Windows 10 has been installed on around 110 million devices.


Sam Bailey has lashed out at Beyonce today saying she had a "lack of decency" when they performed together.


Here are some of the strangest one and two star reviews left on Irish tourist attractions that we have come across on Tripadvisor.


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