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

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


The Taoiseach has been criticised for speaking on behalf of Scotland during an EU summit. Enda Kenny has been accused of overlooking the fears of voters in Northern Ireland in the wake of the UK referendum.

The Chair of the Finance Committee has said any change to the current border arrangements - between the North and South of Ireland - will have an adverse effect on small business here.

An order has been made to restrain the founder of Console Paul Kelly, his wife Patricia and his sister Joan McKenna from accessing its funds. The Charities Regulator has appointed five new trustees to the board of Console. The role of the trustees is to provide governance and leadership, ensure the charity complies with the law and ensure that it is carrying out its charitable purposes for the public benefit.

An attempt by Labour to stop schools using religious beliefs alone as a grounds for admission has been defeated in the Dáil.

A new survey shows only 7% of Irish parents believe their child is overweight.


A US military base was locked down amid reports of a gunman on the site. Law enforcement officials have given the base the all clear. No shooter has been found at the base.

A gun shop in Chicago is offering a semi-automatic weapon as the top prize in a raffle to raise funds for the victims of the nightclub shooting in Orlando.

Belgian authorities have handed over another suspect who was wanted in France in connection with the November attacks in Paris that killed 130 people.


Zlatan Ibrahimovic is to join Manchester United, the Swedish striker has announced on Instagram.

Gilles Simon ensured the weather remained a talking point on day four of Wimbledon as he threatened to sue umpire John Blom.


The business end of Euro 2016 is here and no one can be confident of a place after Iceland shocked England and Italy pipped Spain to the post. Will we see anymore surprises? Or will the big teams expected to advance, make it to semi-finals? BallTalk TV's Mike Sheehan and Steve Neville discuss all.

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


Carlyle Cardinal Ireland (CCI) has partnered with Carlyle Global Financial Services Partners (CGFSP) to acquire the AA Ireland from the AA plc.

Google’s Calendar service has gone down globally, with the tech giant’s official status page confirming it is continuing to fix the issue.


A group of top instrument makers will show off their age-old crafts at West Cork Chamber Music festival, writes Cathy Desmond

Caring for children during the holidays is a whole new challenge for families with both parents working, says Andrea Mara

Mother of seven, Jen Hogan, offers advice on how to keep kids busy this summer, from old favourites to mini cine clubs.


The fatal-foetal abnormality argument for abortion is disingenuous — stories of heartache so-called fatal-foetal abnormality (it is not a medical term) should not manipulate us into repealing the Eighth Amendment, argues Margaret Hickey

The argument that Garda stations had been a deterrent to crime when they were in operation does not stand up, writes Micheal Clifford


President Obama shared a comedy handshake with the Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, and the Mexican President, Enrique Pena Nieto, when meeting in Ottawa, Canada.


Scientists in India have discovered gold traces in cow urine after a 7-year-research. They have also found a series of medicinal benefits that they believe could be used in the treatment of several illnesses.

Nurse Sara Childers decided on a rather unusual way of quitting her job at the Western State Hospital in the US state of Washington.


GAMING: After posting and then pulling a page for BioShock: The Collection, 2K Games has officially announced the title, which will include BioShock, BioShock 2, BioShock Infinite, and all the single player DLC.

MOVIES: Finding Dory isn't out in Ireland until the July 29 but you can come along to an early screening in Dublin, with some special guests.

TECH: A month after his last flyover of the Apple Campus 2, Matthew Roberts has posted another video showcasing the progress made.


The Late Late Show with James Corden is coming to the UK and Ireland just one day after it is broadcast in the US. From July 19, Sky and Now TV customers will have access to full episodes of the chat show on Sky’s on-demand service courtesy of the deal CBS Studios international has struck.

Dame Judi Dench has been given an unusual 81st birthday present by her daughter – her first ever tattoo.


It has to be the most parodied film clip in history but we think this one is brilliant. Posted by 'Steve C' on YouTube and entitled 'Boris Johnson's HQ as the EU referendum result comes in' we thought you might enjoy.

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