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


Parents have been reminded to educate their teenagers and younger children about "stranger danger" after a suspected attempted abduction in a housing estate in Limerick.

Cork County Council will have to cut services because it is going to be left with a €1.9m deficit in its budget after major multinationals got their rates reduced.

A man has been arrested by detectives investigating the sectarian murder of 10 Protestant workmen in the North 40 years ago.

Gardaí are looking for the owners of property recovered from a car near Tuam yesterday.


A father has been arrested after the deaths of 15-month-old twin girls found in a hot car outside Atlanta, Georgia.

Malaysia has acknowledged for the first time that one of the pilots of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 had plotted a course on his home flight simulator to the southern Indian Ocean, where the missing jet is believed to have crashed.


TOP STORY: Former European medallist and RTÉ pundit Eric Donovan has called on Irish sports bodies to support Michael O’Reilly from a backlash to his reported suspension from the Olympic Games for an anti-doping violation.

LATEST: Moroccan boxer Hassan Saada has been arrested on suspicion of attempting to rape two maids working at the Olympic Village.

DERVAL O'ROURKE: The Sydney Olympics was 16 years ago. That was the last time I didn’t pack a bag and get on a plane to chase an Olympic dream as part of an Irish team.

ANALYSIS: Daniel McConnell looks at some of the scandals that have blighted Irish athletes over the years


One big name has been left out as Leicester City buy their players top-of-the-range BMWs.

A ball has yet to be kicked in anger this Premier League season, but Jose Mourinho has wasted no time getting stuck into Arsene Wenger and Jurgen Klopp by branding them "not ethical".


Tax receipts are up 8.5% in the year and the Government has €644m more in its coffers  than it expected, exchequer figures show.

Brexit is not being viewed as an immediate threat to Irish consumer confidence,  a survey has suggested.


Ballet is still very much the preserve of little girls as parents seem reluctant  to put their boys into dance classes, writes Jonathan deBurca Butler


Despite the growth rises in GNP and GDP, and the falling unemployment rate,  a feeling of recessionary ire remains. There is a disconnect in the economy, writes Tom O’Connor


Noel Campion enjoys the premium features of the iPad Pro 9.7, raising the bar for graphics and audio.


An American Airlines pilot has been filmed taking a passenger down after he allegedly put his hands on a flight attendant.

It’s thirsty work being a burglar apparently - so this one helps himself to a drink during a break-in at a milkshake shop.


GAMING: Hitman launched as a pretty bare bones title a few months back but it's getting bigger and bigger with more missions and murdering every month.

MOVIES/TV: Suicide Squad is the latest film in the DC movie universe, following on from Man of Steel and Batman v Superman and continuing to set things up for future entries like Wonder Woman, Justice League and The Flash.

TECH: The Olympic committee has banned official press outlets from creating short animated GIFs of events.


Keith Duffy has hit out at the Irish Autism Action charity, citing that he never received any thanks for his efforts.


Despite the growth rises in GNP and GDP, and the falling unemployment rate, a feeling of recessionary ire remains. There is a disconnect in the economy, writes Tom O’Connor

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