Catch-up with what you've missed today with our evening briefing

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

Catch-up with what you've missed today with our evening briefing


One member of the Independent Alliance has expressed his deep disappointment at the document, and has lashed out at its leaking to the media before he and his colleagues got to read it. Speaking to the Irish Examiner, Mr John Halligan said contrary to the spin, a deal was not yet done on Waterford Hospital.

The Irish Prison Service has launched an investigation into circumstances behind an inmate being locked outside in an exercise yard overnight at the new Cork Prison.

An additional 1,722 nurses must be recruited to fill existing vacancies within the health system, according to figures from the country's largest nursing organisation.

Fourteen men have been arrested at the funeral of a dissident republican in Northern Ireland.

The jurors in David Mahon’s murder trial have retired for a second day without reaching a verdict.

Independent Kerry TD Danny Healy Rae has defended his comments that climate change does not exist. Speaking during a debate on the issue in the Dail last night, the Kerry TD said he does not believe in Climate Change and that "God above is in charge of the weather and we can't do anything about it."


A Colombian mariner has been rescued after surviving a two-month ordeal in the Pacific by eating fish and seagulls to survive, the US Coast Guard said.

One person has been killed in a dramatic motorway chase and shoot-out that involved three crashes and a pile-up on the Belgian-French border.

Sixteen people have been killed in central India after a bus crashed through the railings of a bridge before falling into a dry river bed.


Tony McCoy paid tribute to the retiring Jason Maguire by labelling him as one of the toughest competitors in the weighing room.

Is a change in mindset required if Ireland is to ever realise its full potential in professional rugby? John McHenry certainly thinks so.

Jurgen Klopp believes seven months of evolution since his arrival has turned around Liverpool’s season and set them up for a pivotal Europa League semi-final second leg against Villarreal.


The Revenue Commissioners haven’t pursued almost €1.3bn in unpaid tax over the past five years, new figures show.

Aldi is to create 20 new jobs with the opening of its largest store in Sallynoggin in Co Dublin.


RTÉ reporter Olivia O’Leary is the latest in an ever-growing line of famous Irish faces to admit they have suffered from depression and undergone treatment. Slowly, the country’s cynical view of mental health is changing for the better, writes Claire O’Sullivan


As she gets ready to play in Ireland, Rita Coolidge tells Ed Power about her marriage to Kris Kristofferson, and how the idealism of the 1960s soon gave way to something more sinister


Robbie Keane delighted one young fan by surprising him with his LA Galaxy team-mates on The Ellen Show,

Here in Ireland, we are blessed with many amazing places where you can just sit and enjoy the view. This video from Gerald Horgan of shows that when the sun shines, there is nowhere better to be.


GAMING: Doom is back. Yep the king of first person shooters which was born back in 1993 and pretty much changed the gaming landscape forever is back more than two decades later, and we're going to hell.

MOVIES: Channing Tatum is bringing Magic Mike Live to Las Vegas in 2017.

TECH: Netflix is making it cheaper to watch streaming video on your mobile phone.


Nicky Byrne has arrived in Stockholm for all things Eurovision and today he took to the stage for his first rehearsal.


According to the latest figures in India, around 11,000 of the lives lost on the country’s roads each year involve potholes or speed bumps. An alarming 150,000 people are killed each year in road incidents in the country, though the World Health Organisation puts the figure as high as 200,000, and now the transport ministry is experimenting with optical illusions to try to force drivers to slow down – without the risk of them flying over physical bumps and causing injury. Nitin Gadkari, the country’s minister of road transport, tweeted a picture of one of the “3D paintings” being trialled as part of the scheme.

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