Your Friday evening catch-up

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

Your Friday evening catch-up

The Taoiseach said today that he will not abolish the 8th Amendment without considering what may replace it.

A Cork man, whose sister and niece were killed in the 9/11 attacks, has said he is “bitterly frustrated” that five suspects, who were captured a decade ago, have still not been tried.

President Michael D Higgins has suggesting local authorities should apologise for the lack of social housing.

British pub chain JD Wetherspoons has defended charging Cork punters more for a pint of the city’s famous Beamish stout than in two of its bars in the capital.

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