Catch-up with what you've missed so far today with our lunchtime briefing

Good afternoon. Here’s all the news you need to know this lunchtime.

Catch-up with what you've missed so far today with our lunchtime briefing

IRELAND

Twenty years after the killing of Det Jerry McCabe, the survivor of the IRA attack Det Ben O’Sullivan says he has learnt to live with it,  writes Mid-West Correspondent Jimmy Woulfe

Standing side by side in the calmness of today's early morning sunshine, Ann McCabe and Anne O'Sullivan  stood silent to remember the gun attack on their garda husbands 20 years ago,  writes David Raleigh.

A man was killed and three people were injured after a van collided with an ambulance in Co Cork  in the early hours of yesterday morning.

Most octogenarians would have their feet up with a nice cup of tea in hand, but not husband and wife, Joe and Kay O’Regan,  who held hands as they crossed the finish line of Irish Examiner Cork City Marathon.

Commuters travelling to Dublin were evacuated from a DART train this morning after the engine caught fire.  The driver of the 9.40am Drogheda Pearse service halted the train and got all the passengers off safely at Clongriffin.

WORLD 

Two girls aged 13 and 14 have admitted kidnapping a two-year-old from aPrimark store in the UK  while she was on a shopping trip with her mother.

One of Britain’s worst paedophiles, who shared horrific images on the dark web as he abused up to 200 Malaysian children,  has been handed 22 life sentences.

SPORT

70,000 Irish fans are expected to be among seven million football fans heading to France for the start of the Euros this Friday.  However there are fears that Irish fans might be affected by industrial unrest across the country.

It would be easy to blame a lousy season on the pitch for the miserable reading Munster Rugby’s accounts  made for delegates at last Thursday’s annual general meeting.

EURO 2016 - Euro 2016 is almost upon us and Irish fans are getting very, very excited.  Where will our campaign rank in the greats moments Irish soccer history? Here’s a great excuse to relive them all.

Check out all the latest news, views and banter in our dedicated Euro 2016 section

BUSINESS

Co-working has become an attractive alternative to traditional offices, but entrepreneurs say that there is a need for development  of the practice in Cork City.

Two more reports have thrown into doubt claims by central and local government that lands in the south-east corner of Dublin can be used in the speedy delivery of new homes  to soothe the national housing crisis.

ANALYSIS

Twenty years ago today Garda Jerry McCabe was shot dead by the Provisional IRA in Adare during an attempted robbery. His widow, Ann,  spoke to Mid-West Correspondent Jimmy Woulfe

LIFESTYLE

It’s nearly summer holiday time. Brilliant if you’re looking forward to taking the shortest route possible to the nearest beach; not so good if you’re fretting about leaving your house unattended,  writes Gráinne McGuinness.

VIDEO

Most octogenarians would have their feet up with a nice cup of tea in hand, but not husband and wife, Joe and Kay O’Regan,  who held hands as they crossed the finish line of Irish Examiner Cork City Marathon.

VIRAL

Big eyes, chubby cheeks and bubbling laughter are all part of a “cuteness” ploy babies adopt in order to be better looked after,  say scientists.

We're almost there. It's just three more sleeps until the ultimate Euro football festival gets underway in France.  There have been numerous classic matches, goals and incidents.

TECHNOW

GAMING: E3 kicks off in just a few short days, and Ubisoft has plenty of heavy hitters  to bring along.

MOVIES: Another week and more movies are on the way. There are no major blockbusters to be seen so you'll have to check out some documentaries,  dramas and a gorgeous animation instead.

TECH: Rumours have suggested that Samsung will release a foldable smartphone  sometime in the future, but new speculation indicates that it has two such handsets up its sleeves.

SHOWBIZ

Looking for something to get you through that mid Vweek slump tomorrow?  Well, (if you’re in Dublin) look no further - Riverdance are giving a free performance outside the Gaiety Theatre at midday.

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A tactical masterclass reveals Waterford had Clare well ‘taped’ writes Donal O'Grady

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