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


Two men in their 30s have been arrested and a third suspect remains at large after an armed raid on a Co Kerry post office.

Patrick Hutch Jnr, who has been charged with the murder of David Byrne at the Regency Hotel in Dublin, has been further remanded in custody pending directions from the DPP.

New Exchequer figures show tax revenues were more than 2% below target last month. The State took in €98m less than expected during July.

The Social Protection Minister Leo Varadkar has said any sugar tax legislation needs to be legally “foolproof”.

An Irishman who has been locked up in Australia after his visa expired is to return home this week.


French president Francois Hollande has strongly criticised US presidential candidate Donald Trump, saying some of the things the Republican nominee does make him sick.

Saudi academic Mohammed Al-Jeffery must facilitate the return of his 21-year-old daughter Amina to the UK, a High Court judge has ruled today.

Five German women who organised a flashmob event that sent dozens of people running in the streets of a Spanish town, apparently fearing there had been a shooting attack, have been arrested.


Newcastle have signed Republic of Ireland international Ciaran Clark from Aston Villa for an undisclosed fee.

Sister clubs Lyre and Banteer are seeking a “clearly defined and agreed written plan” for the future of Cork GAA, and have called on other clubs to hold special meetings so that members’ views can be aired.

Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny insisted money was never the motivation after his team's victory over BATE Borisov in the Champions League play-offs secured the biggest pay-day in League of Ireland history.


Cork-headquartered global business outsourcing firm Voxpro has continued its rapid global expansion with the announcement of 500 new jobs in the United States.

Irish consumers' confidence in the economy has dropped to its lowest level in two and a half years.


Yanis Varoufakis sees two blocs lining up to battle each other for the idealogical heart of the West. But despite their claims, they are accomplices, not foes.


Carolyn Moore has some sound advice for all you over-packers out there — she shares her secrets on how to nail a stylish yet simple holiday capsule wardrobe


Researchers at the European Space Agency are testing the next generation of 3D printers to use in space.


Yesterday, Twitter account @theirishfor started a poll to decide once and for all the Irish word for ’spicebag’. And today the results are in.

Instagram has caused a stir in the social media world by announcing it is rolling out a new feature called Stories – a feature that enables users to share the best parts of their day in one flurry of images and video.


GAMING: Batman The Telltale Series has just debuted on a whole bunch of platforms, and it's looking like it's broken on some of them.

MOVIES/TV: It seems Jake Gyllenhaal has a thing for Ubisoft as he's working on another video game adaptation from the company.

TECH: Samsung has confirmed that there's no way to insert the new Galaxy Note 7 stylus incorrectly, unlike their last model.


Fans of U2 rejoice! Frontman Bono confirmed that the band will strike out on another world tour next year.


Two men in their 30s have been arrested and a third suspect remains at large after an armed raid on a Co Kerry post office.

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