Your Tuesday evening news catch-up

The Greek government is reportedly planning to request a new two-year bailout deal from the eurozone, from coal to drugs - Christy Keane’s business empires, how to plan your finance route carefully for a new set of wheels and the world’s tallest cow. Here’s this evening’s irishexaminer.com catch-up.

Your Tuesday evening news catch-up

TOP STORIES

Greece 'may request new two-year deal'

The Greek government is reportedly planning to request a new two-year bailout deal from the eurozone.

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Crunch day: Questions answered on crisis in Greece

Why is Greece teetering on the financial brink?

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IRELAND

Taoiseach: Cameron and I working together to protect freedom

The Irish Government has vowed to work with Britain to protect freedom and security in the wake of the Tunisia terror attacks.

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Dubliner who shot uncle dead claims he got into bed with him when he was young

A Dubliner who shot his uncle dead told Gardaí that the deceased had got into bed with him when he was a child.

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MOST READ: Irish tourist alive after plan crash kills pilot

A young Leitrim woman is in hospital in the US after a plane crash that killed her pilot.

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SPORT

Kilkenny legend Tommy Walsh chose retirement on losing starting spot

Kilkenny hurling legend Tommy Walsh has revealed he chose to retire after losing his starting position, but not before he had helped his younger teammates - including his brother Padraic - to win an All-Ireland title.

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MOST READ: JOHN FOGARTY: Managing Cork and fickle fans can make you cynical creature

An old religion teacher of ours sure knew how to make an introduction.

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WORLD

French ferry workers block Eurotunnel

Around 100 striking French ferry workers have blocked Eurotunnel train traffic between France and the UK for the second time in a week.

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MOST READ: Angela Merkel would be answerable for Greek eurozone exit

“If you break it, you own it,” former US Secretary of State Colin Powell warned President George W Bush before his invasion of Iraq.

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ANALYSIS

Limerick Shooting: From coal to drugs, Keane’s business empires

For decades Christy Keane’s family ran a sizeable coal delivery business from their base in St Mary’s Park, better known as the Island Field. He soon discovered his delivery business was an ideal cover to get into drugs.

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LIFESTYLE

How to plan your finance route carefully for a new set of wheels

Tomorrow sees the start of 152 car registrations. Grainne McGuinness has been looking at finance options if you’re planning a trip to the showroom.

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EXAMVIRAL

WATCH: Siri doesn’t like being asked what’s zero divided by zero

Apple’s natural language user interface Siri really doesn’t like being asked one particular silly question.

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MOST READ: Introducing… the world’s tallest cow

Coming in at 6 foot 2 inches, Blosom towered above her owner

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TECHNOW

Terminator Genisys spoiler free review

A resistance fighter goes back to 1984 to save the future of humanity, but things have changed…

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Bold rumour claims Microsoft will kill off Windows Phone

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella recently stated that the company must make some difficult decisions; reports claim that killing off Windows Phone will be one of them.

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BUSINESS

'Quirky' camping options get seal of approval from Fáilte Ireland

The popularity of staying in tree houses, pods, yurts, caravans and cabins has soared in Ireland in recent years.

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MOST READ: Greek crisis may be beginning of the end for the euro dream

With Greece teetering on the brink of a eurozone exit there has never been a more pressing time to reform the EU, writes Kyran Fitzgerald

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SHOWBIZ

Some ‘jackass’ photobombs Tony Hawke’s Cliffs of Moher photo

Just your casual family photo at the Cliffs of Moher.

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MOST READ RIGHT NOW

'Changed' Justin Bieber finds religion in Sydney

Justin Bieber has thanked a Pentecostal pastor for turning his life around as he attended a five-day church conference in Sydney, Australia.

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