Wednesday's Evening Round-up: Nurses' strike, Brexit chaos and weather warnings

So that’s Wednesday nearly wrapped up. Here’s some of the stories we published on irishexaminer.com today which we hope will help you make sense of it all this evening.

Wednesday's Evening Round-up: Nurses' strike, Brexit chaos and weather warnings

So that’s Wednesday nearly wrapped up. Here’s some of the stories we published on irishexaminer.com today which we hope will help you make sense of it all this evening.

TO INFORM

Nurses' Strike: More than 30,000 nurses and midwives around the country took part in a 24-hour protest in a dispute over pay and staff shortages.

Brexit: Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has rebuffed demands from British Prime Minister Theresa May to re-open the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement, insisting it is the only viable option.

Court: An agony aunt letter allegedly written by a man who denies murdering his love rival details the break-down of a relationship that left the man "broken-hearted" and "angry" over finding out his former lover was seeing someone else.

Weather: Motorists are being urged to take care on roads in the coming days as plummeting temperatures threaten to cause havoc.

Pairc Uí Chaoimh: GAA director general Tom Ryan has claimed the organisation’s authorities felt they were “bullied” into hosting the Liam Miller Tribute Game in Páirc Uí Chaoimh last summer.

Brexit Markets: Sterling recovered from its sell-off in the wake of the British parliament’s Brexit votes, as investors bet the UK government would still avoid exiting the EU without an agreed trade deal in place.

TO ENGAGE

Republicans aren’t preparing for another shutdown because they don’t want to believe that one is possible — but that’s what they thought last time too.

Ian Diamond and his wife, Josie, have failed to secure a place for their autistic son in 26 schools and are unable to find a home tutor willing to stay long-term. Every day is a gruelling battle for their rights.

TO ENTERTAIN

Cork woman Vera Keohane is now Ireland’s first certified Konmari consultant. She tells Caroline Delaney why Marie Kondo’s clear-outs make sense.

Chris Hemsworth has said he almost quit acting but carried on so he could pay off his parents’ house.

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