Friday evening briefing: Cork mum breaks silence around suicide. Catch up on all the headlines

Here’s a briefing on some of the stories and issues highlighted on irishexaminer.com today

Friday evening briefing: Cork mum breaks silence around suicide. Catch up on all the headlines

IRELAND

An inspiring Cork woman is breaking the silence around suicide just a year after her daughter took her own life on a night out.

Six TDs could be facing disciplinary action for breaches of the Dáil dress code.

The man who passed away following an assault in Limerick last night has been named locally as Gerard Freyne, aged 51, from Prospect.

The Central Statistics Office has launched a new tool to help give clarity on property prices.

WORLD 

Donald Trump's wife has threatened to sue People magazine as the fallout rumbled on from a series of media reports alleging sexual assaults by her husband.

An army sergeant has appeared in a British court accused of the attempted murder of his wife after her main parachute failed to open during a 4,000ft jump.

An investigation has been launched after a black woman claims a flight attendant refused to believe she was a doctor during in-flight emergency.

A 17-year-old girl who dressed up as a clown and jumped in front of a car has been handed a caution by UK police.

SPORT

Footballer Ched Evans has been found not guilty of rape following a two week retrial.

The re-opening of Páirc Uí Chaoimh could well be marked by the Munster SHC meeting of Cork and Tipperary after the two counties were once more drawn against each other at the quarter-final stage.

In Leo Messi, Neymar Jr and Luis Suárez, Barcelona possess the most potent attacking threat in world football. So you can understand the level of delight shown by their teammates when they managed to keep the ball from them during a training ground exercise.

From where Munster was 18 months ago, things looked and felt a whole lot more positive from where I was sitting Tuesday night, writes Ronan O’Gara

OPINION

One of Europe’s most iconic cities, Amsterdam, invented the stock exchange but it faces obstacles if it is to be a banking hub after Britain leaves the European Union.

Garda Commissioners don’t do kite-flying, so Nóirín O’Sullivan’s suggestion of another watchdog was likely discussed but it may not fly.

BUSINESS

Tech firm HP has confirmed it will cut between 3 - 4,000 jobs worldwide over the next three years.

Samsung has said the discontinuation of the Galaxy Note 7 will cost the company about $3bn (£2.45bn) during the current and next quarters, bringing the total cost of the recall to at least $5.3bn (£4.3bn).

LIFESTYLE

Fionnuala Doran began her career as a Ninja Turtles fan, but has just published a graphic novel on Roger Casement.

SHOWBIZ

It’s not everyday Mel Gibson gives a call out looking for Irish women to join him on set, so what are you waiting for?

VIRAL

An Irish student’s hilarious ID card is going viral.

VIDEO

Work is continuing at Páirc Uí Chaoimh and the site has been transformed.

TECHNOW

GAMING: PlayStation VR has only just launched, and it seems Sony PlayStation is already doing pretty well out of the system, with news that each unit sold is making some money for the manufacturer.

MOVIES/TV: Inferno review: Robert Langdon battles clandestine forces and his own memory to save the human race.

TECH: Virtual Reality is slowly spreading out into Actual Reality, with the launch of the PlayStation VR the next step on the journey.

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An inspiring Cork woman is breaking the silence around suicide just a year after her daughter took her own life on a night out.

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