Tuesday's Evening Round-up: Nurses' strike, May goes north, Neeson denies being a racist

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

Tuesday's Evening Round-up: Nurses' strike, May goes north, Neeson denies being a racist

So that’s nearly Tuesday wrapped up. Here are 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: The second day of industrial strikes by nurses and midwives saw criticism levelled at the government, as the Taoiseach came under fire for 'cynical PR manoeuvres'.

Brexit, Belfast and the backstop: In a speech in Belfast today, British Prime Minister Theresa May said her commitment to avoiding a hard border between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland was “unshakeable”.

National Children's Hospital The new terms of reference for the investigation into the overruns at the National Children's Hospital will aim to find accountability from key parties, while Ministers come under fire and Fred Barry is named as the new Chair of the National Paediatric Hospital Development Board.

Love rival trial: A man accused of murdering his alleged love rival knew of the existence of the tank where the deceased's body was found two years after his disappearance, his trial has heard.

The economy after a no-deal Brexit: Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe has admitted Government predictions a no-deal hard Brexit may see 40,000 people lose their jobs and slash economic growth by 6% are "conservative" and could be dwarfed by the real-life impact of the crisis.

No jail for Jose: Former Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has received a one-year suspended sentence after reaching a guilty plea for tax fraud in Spain, but will not have to serve time.

Zebo ready for Ireland's call: Racing 92 star Simon Zebo has said his phone "is always on" should the call to join back up with the Ireland squad come.

TO ENGAGE

Paging Simon: Could a civil servant have alerted Simon Harris of cost overruns? Department of Expenditure and Reform’s Code of Practice seems to be at odds with Department of Finance policy, writes Catherine Shanahan.

The battle to end poverty: The Irish Examiner's view on this crisis, and how we could easily fix it if we wished to.

TO ENTERTAIN

'I'm not a racist': Liam Neeson defended himself in his first TV interview since 'cosh' comments.

'Newly enormous nipples': Vogue Williams has taken to Instagram to open up about her first time breastfeeding her newborn boy, Theodore in public.

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Royal London exit: Royal London has been given approval to transfer over £1bn worth of assets to Ireland as the fund manager steps up its Brexit contingency planning.

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