Evening briefing: Donald Trump holds first 'heated' press conference since election. Catch up on all the headlines

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

Evening briefing: Donald Trump holds first 'heated' press conference since election. Catch up on all the headlines

IRELAND

In a statement, a spokesman for Housing Minister Simon Coveney said the minister would encourage Home Sweet Home to continue engaging with the Peter McVerry Trust and Dublin City Council to help transfer people from Apollo House to "alternative suitable accommodation with appropriate supports".

The political crisis in Belfast will not delay the process for Britain's exit from the European Union, Theresa May has said.

Gardaí investigating the death of Ian Quinn in Dublin two years have arrested two women.

Two mothers dropping children to school ended up scrapping with each other on the ground outside the school, a court has heard.

WORLD 

Donald Trump is holding his first press conference since winning the election in November.

A spokesman for President Vladimir Putin has denied allegations that the Kremlin collected compromising information about US President-elect Donald Trump.

TV entertainer Rolf Harris allegedly assaulted seven girls and women in a series of "brazen" sex attacks that spanned more than 30 years, a court has heard.

A search and rescue team in Utah had – quite literally – a mountain to climb when they set out to save poor Mary the dog from a cliff ledge where she was apparently stranded.

SPORT

FIFA president Gianni Infantino is aiming to make football a truly global sport after he saw his preferred World Cup revamp unanimously signed off on Tuesday.

Rory McIlroy has his sights on victory in South Africa as he bids to get 2017 off to a flying start.

The man responsible for New Zealand's staging of the Rugby World Cup has said he supports Ireland's bid to host the tournament.

Ronda Rousey and Floyd Mayweather haven’t always got along, but following Rowdy’s latest defeat, Money has extended an olive branch.

OPINION

Former Irish international Frankie Sheahan is bringing the business world to Ireland with the Pendulum Summit, writes Padraig Hoare

TK Whitaker earned the title of Irishman of the century, says T Ryle Dwyer

BUSINESS

Tourism chiefs will aggressively market the Cork and wider region to American and Canadian cities in order to capitalise on the first transatlantic flights this summer.

Riverdance last year clocked up more than $20m (€19.4m) in touring revenues as the entertainment phenomenon showed no sign of losing any of its world-wide appeal.

LIFESTYLE

Netflix series The OA may have split opinion, but Jason Isaacs loved being a part of it.

SHOWBIZ

As you’ve probably heard, Brendan O’Carroll is set to host his own BBC chat show, All Around to Mrs Brown’s. So, as the first episode looms we’ve a few suggestions on who we think should call around for a cuppa.

EXAMVIRAL

We’ve been sent some footage of our nation’s capital from a viewpoint that not many of us would have seen before.

President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration ceremony is fast approaching, and organisers are working overtime to get everything ready. We’re all desperate for hints of what it will be like, and inauguration planner Tom Barrack has obliged…sort of.

VIDEO

A peaceful protest has taken place outside City Hall in solidarity with the Apollo House sit-in in Dublin.

TECHNOW

GAMES: Sony has announced its first colour variation for the PS4 Slim, the very sleek looking Glacier White.

FILM & TV: The writer of the popular video game movie adaption has completed the script and says "now the real work begins".

TECH: Tech giant Apple has been named as the world's greenest tech company for the third year running in Greenpeace's Clicking Clean report

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A teenager died of injuries he sustained in a row with his younger brother while watching a rugby match, an inquest has heard.

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