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


Four gardaí have been injured after a stolen car rammed their patrol cars early this morning.

Embattled Taoiseach Enda Kenny has told party colleagues either publicly or privately calling for him to step down as leader to "concentrate on their duties" instead of plotting to overthrow him.

Ulster Unionist MP Danny Kinahan has apologised for posting a photograph on Twitter which showed him standing in front of a Co Antrim bonfire with an Irish tricolour placed on top of it.

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams says he intends to lead his party into the General Election.

A Galway family has collected more than €180,000 in prize money from last Friday's EuroMillions draw.


The death toll from today's head-on train crash in Italy has risen to 20, officials have said.

US presidential hopeful Donald Trump has said he believes relations between police and the nation's African-American community are "far worse" than people think.


We’re not sure Colin Doyle is going to live this down, but the goalkeeper has been bought for £1 by League One club Bradford.

Forget the blame game and get Cork hurling into intensive care, says Donal O'Grady


Portugal’s triumphant soccer team returned home last night on a plane named after the country’s late legend Eusebio and will continue their celebrations after the dramatic win over hosts France in the Euro 2016 final.

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


US billionaire John Malone’s Virgin Media — which owns TV3 and the cable operator — has confirmed plans to acquire UTV Ireland from ITV, in a €10m deal which will raise fears for jobs at both broadcasters.

The UK government has launched a consultation on changes to insurance rules and motoring regulations as it pursues its plans to allow driverless cars to take to the streets by 2020.


It’s hard to imagine anything more destabilising of the government than a heave against the leader, writes Fergus Finlay


From redheads to uniforms, Caroline Delaney reports on dating websites that focus on connecting like-minded people


Mikey, a pilot, has taken his five-year-old brother Robbie - who has William’s Syndrome - to the skies for Robbie’s first ever helicopter ride


A young man, understood to be an Irish backpacker, was rescued by Australian emergency services after going for a nap on a roof and becoming stranded.

A scuba diver, stranded 30 miles from the coast, captured what he believed would be his last words.


GAMING: Pokemon Go isn't officially out in Ireland yet but that hasn't stopped many people from downloading it early on iOS and Android.

MOVIES/TV: Ghostbusters is starting its slow rollout around the world, with plenty of territories left to open, so let's get with the spoilers!

TECH: A benchmark listing suggests that a follow-up to the Xperia X range released earlier this year is on the way.


Jeremy McConnell has reportedly refused to give Stephanie Davis his blood sample to help ease her worries about her unborn baby’s health.


Rory McIlroy spoke his mind about golf at the Rio Olympics today and it won’t make pleasant listening for those trying to promote the sport at the games.

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From florist to fraudster, leaving a trail of destruction from North Cork, to Waterford, to Clare, to Wexford and through the midlands ... learn how mistress of re-invention, Catherine O'Brien, scammed her way around rural Ireland.

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