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

Former High Court judge Mr Justice Carroll Moran will chair the inquiry into the Olympic Council of Ireland ticket allocation.

An emergency landing has taken place at Cork Airport this morning, with reports that the cockpit on the Aer Lingus plane filled with smoke.

A Royal Marine is being questioned by UK detectives investigating Northern Ireland-linked terrorism, understood to be connected to two major dissident republican arms finds.

Catholic Church hierarchy has admitted concerns about an "unhealthy atmosphere" at the country's main seminary amid claims trainee priests there are using the gay dating app Grindr.

Ciara Judge accepted her college offer from New York on Monday but will cross the Atlantic again in two months to be honoured as one of the world’s 10 most outstanding young people.

WORLD

At least 73 people are dead and hundreds more injured after an earthquake in central Italy reduced three towns to rubble.

A South Carolina mother killed her four-day-old son by putting him in the refrigerator for three hours, authorities said.

French schools are to hold three security drills a year, including one in which an alleged assailant enters their premises.

SPORT

Robbie Keane has announced his international retirement and will say farewell to the Irish fans at the Aviva Stadium next Wednesday. The full squad for the fixture was also named today.

Former Tipperary star Declan Browne has stressed the need for current players to make a concrete decision on their availability to the county in 2017 as soon as possible.

BUSINESS

Paddy Power Betfair saw its revenue rise by 18% to £759m (€885m) during the six-month period to June, as its time as a combined entity gets off to a strong start.

Last year, Amazon decided to undercut competitors by launching Amazon Drive in the US – offering unlimited cloud storage for a monthly price of $5 (£3.70).

LIFESTYLE

Masai Graham’s quip about heart donation has been named as the funniest joke of the Fringe at the Edinburgh Festival.

ANALYSIS

The inequality and lack of rights facing fathers and the silence surrounding this issue sparked Monday night's on stage protest at the Rose of Tralee, writes the man responsible, Matt O'Connor.

VIRAL

Two Cork sisters have appeared on TV in the UK today to discuss their journey from being brothers.

People around the world have been reacting to this photo of armed police in France making a woman remove her burkini on the beach in front of many onlookers.

A beloved golden retriever who sparked a national dog-hunt after she went missing three days ago is back in her family home.

VIDEO

After last weekend’s Championship match between Birmingham City and Wolves, a foolhardy soul decided to capitalise on everyone’s high spirits and attempt a crowdsurf.

TECHNOW

GAMING: The PES 2017 demo is now available to download on PS4, PS3, Xbox One, and Xbox 360.

MOVIES/TV: Well you can't suggest that Voyage of Time: Life's Journey doesn't have big ideas. This documentary wants to show the birth of the universe, the arrival of man and what the future might hold, all in 90 minutes.

TECH: Twitter is trying to fight back against trolls and its latest update will help users limit what notifications they see.

SHOWBIZ

Vogue Williams has revealed why she cut ties with ex-husband Brian McFadden.

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