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 irishexaminer.com today

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

IRELAND

Gardaí are seeking the public's assistance in tracing the whereabouts of a 25-year-old man from Dublin.

The majority of people who made calls to Bodywhys, the eating disorders association of Ireland, in 2015 were aged 36 and over.

Four medieval skeletons have been found in Kilkenny.

The leader of a syndicate that claimed the €381,863 EuroMillions jackpot hours before deadline said that they knew there was an unclaimed prize for a couple of weeks before checking their ticket.

The Government has announced €10m in funding for rural Ireland.

Sky watchers can expect an extra dazzling display from the Perseid meteors this week as the Earth ploughs through a dense cloud of comet debris.

WORLD

Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey and Russia can rebuild their damaged ties and make the two countries even closer after talks with Vladimir Putin.

A woman in her 20s has died in a car crash after a police pursuit by officers investigating a drone that was being flown near prison grounds.

RIO OLYMPICS

TOP STORY: Michael Conlan last night slammed those who criticised Paddy Barnes on social media following his shock Olympic exit in Rio yesterday.

LATEST: Netherlands gymnast Yuri van Gelder has been expelled from the Rio Olympics by his national committee.

ANALYSIS: Back on the water after high winds led to the cancellation of Sunday’s programme, it was worth the wait for Ireland at the Lagoa Rowing Stadium yesterday.

SPORT

Kilkenny are, for the second time in the space of six days, expected to reach the All-Ireland SHC final by swatting aside Waterford.

Leading Irish National Hunt jockey Paul Carberry has announced his retirement from the saddle.

BUSINESS

The European Union has set new deadlines for Spain and Portugal to bring their budget deficits into line after both countries escaped fines for failing to rein in spending.

The world's largest meat producer, Brazilian food company JBS, is moving to Ireland - and shifting assets worth more than €30bn here.

LIFESTYLE

When it comes to savings and deposits, there is an impression at the moment that interest rates are so low there is no real incentive to save and shop around for rates, writes Gráinne McGunness

ANALYSIS

On the morning of February 3, Taoiseach Enda Kenny charged into the Dáil chamber and announced his intention to call the General Election, writes Daniel McConnell

VIDEO

A man in his 50s has died and another man was injured after an accident at a building site in Cork.

VIRAL

Bradley Simmonds, personal trainer, gives us a rundown of his top tips for staying motivated.

A driver in Virginia was left red-faced on Saturday when she accidentally backed into a top of the range Ferrari in front of a crowd of local car enthusiasts, many of whom immediately began filming on their phones.

TECHNOW

GAMING: The No Man's Sky launch trailer is absolutely epic. Are you ready?

MOVIES/TV: One moviegoer expected to see a lot more of Joker in Suicide Squad than there actually was, and isn’t too happy about it.

TECH: The Prisma photo app is pretty cool, using fancy software to produce works of art out of your snaps.

SHOWBIZ

We just can’t hack this year’s CBB anymore, are you with us? We rant everything CBB in today’s showbiz catch-up...

MOST READ RIGHT NOW

Brothers Gary and Paul O’Donovan from Skibbereen are rapidly winning the hearts of the nation. They got their Olympic campaign off to the perfect start yesterday by winning their Lightweight Double Sculls heat and followed it up with one of the most entertaining Irish sports interviews in quite some time.

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