Evening briefing: Teenager found dead in Cork city. Catch up on all the headlines

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

Evening briefing: Teenager found dead in Cork city. Catch up on all the headlines

IRELAND

Gardaí are investigating after a 16-year-old boy died in Cork city.

The former director of lending with Anglo Irish Bank, Pat Whelan, has been fined €3,000 for failing to keep a proper record of a fraudulent €8m to his colleague William McAteer.

Northern Ireland is heading for a snap election after Sinn Fein triggered the implosion of the powersharing executive by declining to re-nominate a deputy first minister.

The ban on gay men donating blood has been lifted.

WORLD 

A new report has highlighted that the eight richest people in the world own the same wealth as 3.6 billion people who make up the poorer half of the world’s population

A man has been shot in a targeted attack near a primary school in Scotland.

The CIA's outgoing director has said Donald Trump lacks a full understanding of the threat Moscow poses to the United States.

A court in Bangladesh has sentenced 26 people, including a politician and three officials from an elite security unit, to death over the politically motivated killings of seven people in 2014.

SPORT

Sean Cronin is set to miss the whole of the Six Nations after a scan revealed his hamstring injury is worse than first thought.

Floyd Mayweather responded to UFC president Dana White’s offer of $25 million (€23.5m) for a fight with The Notorious in pretty brutal fashion.

Our reporters analyse the Old Trafford stalemate plus Pep's woes, Costa's future and Fantasy Football tips in the latest Irish Examiner Football Show.

Hurling is in danger of being marginalised by GAA director general Páraic Duffy’s plans to change the All-Ireland SFC , warns Munster secretary Simon Moroney.

OPINION

Media has yet to come to terms with the revolutionary change created by Donald Trump, writes Terry Prone.

Ten years ago this month, two boats sank off the south-east coast. Conor Kane and Stephen Rogers recall the tragedies that resulted in the loss of seven lives and united communities in grief.

BUSINESS

The global business elite, each coughing up over €20,000 each, are gathering for their annual shindig at the up-market Swiss resort of Davos, says Kehlan Kirwan.

It has been one of Cork’s most enduring businesses for nearly a century and with its sterling reputation, who is to say Irish International Trading Corporation won’t be around for another 100 years?

LIFESTYLE

Blue Monday is contrived marketing nonsense, so get out there and be happy, says Ciara McDonnell.

SHOWBIZ

Many super fans queued from Friday night for the chance to catch the band play in their hometown but here’s how you could still see U2 in concert!

The series finale of the BBC’s Sunday night drama Sherlock was called both “a treat” and “a flailing, noxious mess” by critics.

EXAMVIRAL

A restaurant owner left a very honest 'sick' note after his horse won £150,000 in a race.

This dog slipping over on ice is all of us on Monday morning.

VIDEO - OUR CHOICE

Larry Cummins was on hand to speak to two happy fans, Troy O'Dwyer and Declan McCarthy, who got their tickets after spending 18 hours in a queue in Cork.

TECHNOW

GAMES: Nintendo finally revealed how much the new Switch console will cost when it is released on March 3rd during yesterday’s Nintendo Switch event.

FILM & TV: Dwayne Johnson took to social media recently to confirm that he is still signed to play Black Adam in the upcoming DC movie, Shazam!

TECH: Samsung is expected to release an official report next week detailing what caused a number of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones to catch fire

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A Co Kerry priest has lodged a complaint with the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland over the “ridiculing of the Eucharist” on the Late Late Show.

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