Your Thursday evening news catch-up

10 reasons to vote YES and 10 reasons to vote NO in the marriage equality referendum; Denis O’Brien wins High Court case against RTE; and inquiry hears Anglo was close to being nationalised on night of guarantee. Here’s this evening’s irishexaminer.com catch-up. 

TOP STORY

Your Thursday evening news catch-up

Time to decide: 10 reasons to vote YES and 10 reasons to vote NO

With less than a day until polling stations open, it’s time for the undecided voters of Ireland to face the facts. We asked two campaigners to explain why you should vote yes, and why you should vote no.

READ MORE

IRELAND

Your Thursday evening news catch-up

O'Brien wins High Court case against RTE

Denis O'Brien and IBRC have won High Court orders against RTE stopping the businessman's confidential arrangments with the bank being published or broadcast.

READ MORE

MOST READ: Coalition introduces tighter language school controls to protect students

Tighter controls over English language schools including insurance schemes to refund foreign students’ fees and higher standards of teaching have been agreed by the Coalition.

READ MORE

SPORT

Your Thursday evening news catch-up 

Liverpool cancel Sterling talks following agent remarks

Raheem Sterling’s contract saga with Liverpool has taken another new twist after the club cancelled Friday’s scheduled meeting with the player and his agent.

READ MORE

MOST READ: Favourite O'Shea not interested in Leinster job

Conor O’Shea is not interested in succeeding Matt O’Connor as Leinster’s head coach, according to sources close to Harlequins’ Director of Rugby.

READ MORE 

WORLD

Your Thursday evening news catch-up 

Large Hadron Collider sets energy record

Scientists operating the world’s biggest particle collider say they have set a new energy record ahead of the massive machine’s full restart in June.

READ MORE

MOST READ: Man with 17 girlfriends charged with fraud

Life just keeps getting more complicated for a Chinese man caught cheating by all 17 of his girlfriends simultaneously.

READ MORE

ANALYSIS

Your Thursday evening news catch-up

Time to decide: 10 reasons to vote YES and 10 reasons to vote NO

With less than a day until polling stations open, it’s time for the undecided voters of Ireland to face the facts. We asked two campaigners to explain why you should vote yes, and why you should vote no.

READ MORE

LIFESTYLE

Your Thursday evening news catch-up 

MOST READ: Helen Fennell's parents adamant she won't have died in vain

18-year-old Helen Fennell was given another chance at life when she received a heart transplant and months later was hanging out with Graham Norton in London. But, it wasn’t to be and her heartbroken parents are adamant that she won’t have died in vain, says Ailín Quinlan

READ MORE 

EXAMVIRAL

Your Thursday evening news catch-up

This guy physically stopped his date from catching the bouquet at a wedding

The things some people will do for a laugh…

READ MORE

MOST READ: The Rubberbandits were interviewed on BBC’s Newsnight last night

We’re not sure we ever imagined this would happen.

READ MORE

TECHNOW

Listen to a delightful version of Flashlight from Pitch Perfect 2 by Hailee Steinfeld

Pitch Perfect 2 is currently riding high at the US box office, which means its making more money there than Mad Max Fury Road.

READ MORE

MOST READ: Peter Dinklage hasn't died yet in Game of Thrones and he's singing about it

The right legendary Peter Dinklage is best known as Tyrion Lannister in Game of Thrones and he's totally still alive

READ MORE

BUSINESS

Your Thursday evening news catch-up 

Inquiry hears Anglo was close to being nationalised on night of guarantee

Laws to nationalise Anglo Irish Bank were almost ready to be used on the night of the guarantee, according to the former governor of the Central Bank John Hurley.

READ MORE

MOST READ: Western Union fined €1.75m by Central Bank

The Central Bank has fined Western Union €1.75m after the payment services giant failed to comply with money laundering and terrorist financing laws.

READ MORE

SHOWBIZ

Your Thursday evening news catch-up

WATCH: Foo Fighters put garden gnomes on Slane security list

MCD has confirmed garden gnomes are banned from the upcoming Foo Fighters gig in Slane.

READ MORE

MOST READ RIGHT NOW

Your Thursday evening news catch-up

MOST READ: The Rubberbandits were interviewed on BBC’s Newsnight last night

We’re not sure we ever imagined this would happen.

READ MORE

Discover a range of the latest news from Ireland here

Discover the latest analysis and opinion here

Discover a wide range of great features in our Life & Style section

Discover the latest business news and analysis here

Discover  some great property news and features here

Discover a selection of  international stories here

Discover our  farming section here


Lifestyle

After years of saying no, Patrick Stewart tells Georgia Humphreys why he finally agreed to reprise his role as Jean-Luc PicardPatrick Stewart on boldly returning for Star Trek Picard

Cork teenager Jessie Griffin is launching a new comic-book series about her own life. She tells Donal O’Keeffe about her work as a comic artist, living with Asperger’s, and her life-changing time with the Cork Life CentrePicture perfect way of sharing Jessie’s story

Sorting out Cork people for agesAsk Audrey: The only way to improve air quality in Douglas is to move it upwind from Passage West

The Lighthouse is being hailed as one of the best — and strangest — films of the year. Its director tells Esther McCarthy about casting Robert Pattinson, and why he used 100-year-old lensesGoing against the grain: Robert Eggers talks about making his latest film The Lighthouse

More From The Irish Examiner