Your Wednesday evening news catch-up

Gardaí have launched a murder investigation following the discovery of a body in Wicklow yesterday, the Dáil’s disciplinary committee says Mary Lou McDonald abused her parliamentary privilege, Munster may be going in for more transfer business and the introduction of TechNow. These are some of the latest and most read news on irishexaminer.com this evening.

Your Wednesday evening news catch-up

TOP STORY

Gardaí launch murder probe after finding Wicklow woman's body

Gardaí have launched a murder investigation following the discovery of Anne Shortall's body in Co Wicklow yesterday.

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IRELAND

LATEST: Committee finds McDonald abused Dáil privilege in tax evasion claims

The Dáil's disciplinary committee says Mary Lou McDonald abused her parliamentary privilege in remarks about alleged tax evasion.

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MOST READ: Dole claimant had €100k in bank

An unemployed chef, who received almost €30,000 in dole payments after he failed to mention he had more than €100,000 in the bank, is to be sentenced next year.

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SPORT

LATEST: Ulster sign London Welsh duo

Ulster have announced the signings of London Welsh players Peter Browne and Paul Rowley.

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MOST READ: Anthony Foley hints at more transfer business for Munster

Munster coach Anthony Foley has indicated that he still has some transfer business to conduct after their recent recruitment of All Black Francis Saili.

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ANALYSIS

MOST READ: 40 years before Hillary Clinton, a woman with Irish parents sought to break the US presidential mould

Before Hillary Clinton, 34 women have tried to become US president, including a daughter of Irish parents who ran 40 years ago, and a radical feminist in the 1870s, writes Bette Browne.

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EXAMVIRAL

LATEST: VIDEO: If email was real life…

Are you a fan of all things tech? Are you desperate for the latest movie news? Do you like to be first with news when it comes to the world of gaming?

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MOST READ: VIDEO: Are you beautiful or average? These women had to choose

You need to enter a building. There are two doors: one says ’beautiful’ - the other reads ’average’.

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TECHNOW

LATEST: We’ve got technology, gaming and movies covered with TechNow

Here at IrishExaminer.com, we have a brand new section just for you.

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MOST READ: See the first footage from Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

There's a sequel to Deus Ex Mankind Divided on the way, and the first footage from the game has already been revealed

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WORLD

LATEST: Protests begin over officer's shooting of black man in US

In the United States, demonstrators have gathered in the city of North Charleston to protest at the fatal shooting of a black man by a white police officer.

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MOST READ: VIDEO: US cop charged with murder after shooting fleeing black man

A white South Carolina police officer has been charged with murder hours after authorities saw a dramatic video that appears to show him shooting a fleeing black man several times in the back.

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BUSINESS

LATEST: Bank of England expected to hold key rate

Interest rates are expected to be left on hold when Bank of England officials announce their last policy decision before the British General Election tomorrow.

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MOST READ: €10bn saved on national debt repayments

The country will have saved over €10bn on national debt repayments by the end of the year thanks to the renegotiation of the troika bailout programme.

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LIFESTYLE

Ciaran Bermingham: Confessions of a talented Cork actor

Cork actor Ciaran Bermingham’s unique selling point is that he is “a small, chubby, balding guy. There’s not many actors like me around”.

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MOST READ: The Moth comes to Ireland to spin a great yarn

As New York storytelling club, The Moth, comes to Ireland, Richard Fitzpatrick learns the secrets to spinning a great yarn.

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SHOWBIZ

MOST READ: Garth Brooks to make it up to Irish fans

Looks like we mightn't have missed the dance after all.

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MOST READ RIGHT NOW

English prankster climbs into Irishman’s car, gets more than he bargained for

English prankster Jack Jones - internet-famous for pushing his luck with the public - made a recent tour to Ireland - and one of his pranks didn’t quite work out.

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