Your Tuesday lunchtime catch-up

Good afternoon. Here’s all the news you need to know this lunchtime.
Your Tuesday lunchtime catch-up


The Irish Data Protection Commissioner will examine how today’s EU court ruling protecting personal information online will impact data being shared with the US.

More than 200 primary students were attending a school for six years before it was discovered it was a serious fire hazard, the Irish Examiner has learned.

A Donegal-born Nobel prizewinner has said he would love to bring his award to his home county.

The Public Expenditure Minister Brendan Howlin has said he does not think Labour is being railroaded into a November election.

The ESB could face hundreds of compensation claims from residents after a court ruled it was liable for damage caused to buildings in University College Cork following record floods that engulfed Cork City five years ago.


An 11-year-old boy faces a murder charge after witnesses say he killed his eight-year-old neighbour because she would not let him see her puppy.

The US does not believe Russia’s incursion into Turkey’s airspace was an accident, a senior US official said, adding that urgent talks are underway on what to do about the weekend incident.

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