Wednesday's Evening Round-up: Brexit hell, Children's hospital, Six Nations latest

So that’s Wednesday nearly 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.

Wednesday's Evening Round-up: Brexit hell, Children's hospital, Six Nations latest

So that’s Wednesday nearly 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

Brexit crisis: European Council president Donald Tusk caused controversy by saying there is a "special place in hell" for people who promoted Brexit without a plan. While Theresa May announced that she will follow up her trip to Brussels tomorrow with a visit to Dublin on Friday.

Children's hospital controversy: Health Minister Simon Harris has blamed design elements for the spiralling costs of the national children's hospital and pledged to use the “full rigour of the law” to pursue those responsible for the huge bill.

#GPprotest: Hundreds of GPs protested outside the Dail today to tell the government “enough is enough” on lack of funding and contract negotiations.

Venezuela: Ireland has become the latest EU country to recognise Juan Guaidó as the interim President of Venezuela.

Islamic State: US President Donald Trump has said he expects to be able to announce next week that the US and coalition partners have reclaimed 100% of the Islamic State caliphate.

EBS: A financial services company has claimed before the High Court that its agreement to operate three branches of the Educational Building Society (EBS) was terminated over a refusal to engage in the alleged mis-selling of financial products.

Six Nations: Rob Kearney is expected to return at full-back for Ireland’s Guinness Six Nations trip to Scotland on Saturday.

TO ENGAGE

How Cork has changed: The population of Cork City is ageing, its student and non-Irish population has surged but despite the recovery, pockets of the northside have fallen further into deprivation.

Nurses' strike: Ahead of tomorrow's strike, Sean O’Riordan says nurses are right to make their voices heard after enduring substandard wages and conditions for far too long.

TO ENTERTAIN

The sarcastic clap is here: An image of Nancy Pelosi applauding Donald Trump with apparent sarcasm during the State Of The Union address has become a meme.

Cork's favourite snugs: Donal O’Keeffe takes a leisurely stroll around Cork and visits some of the city’s cosiest pub corners.

MOST READ SO FAR TODAY

Cork discovery: A couple who found a 4,500-year-old arrowhead on a mountain trail say they would like to see it go on display in Cork.

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