Your Tuesday evening catch-up

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

Your Tuesday evening catch-up

Karen Buckley’s killer Alexander Pacteau has been jailed for life for the brutal murder of the Irish nurse earlier this year.

Cork city and county councils should be merged within four years with the new super council split into three divisions  under radical new local government reform proposals to be unveiled today.

The Taoiseach Enda Kenny says refugees must be allowed to seek asylum in Ireland to escape ISIS, who he says want to "blow up Newgrange".

Transgender people can now officially apply for a certificate to recognise their acquired gender. It comes after Ireland’s new laws on gender recognition took full effect today.

Revenue have named former Government Press Secretary Frank Dunlop as a tax defaulter. He has settled with Revenue for almost €430,000.

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