Wednesday's Evening Round-up: Patrick Hutch charges dropped, No confidence motion and the Sigerson Cup

So that’s Wednesday nearly wrapped up. Here are some of today's top stories which we hope will help you make sense of it all this evening.

Wednesday's Evening Round-up: Patrick Hutch charges dropped, No confidence motion and the Sigerson Cup

So that’s Wednesday nearly wrapped up. Here are some of today's top stories which we hope will help you make sense of it all this evening.

TO INFORM

Regency Hotel: Patrick Hutch is to walk free from the Special Criminal Court after charges against him for the murder of David Byrne at the Regency Hotel in Dublin were dropped by the State.

No confidence: Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has backed Simon Harris to continue in the role as the Health Minister survived this evening's no confidence motion with just five votes to spare.

EuroMillions jackpot: A large family syndicate from The Naul in North Dublin have been confirmed as winners of last night’s €175.4m EuroMillions jackpot.

Brexit talks: Theresa May and European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker said they are “seized of the tight timescale” facing them after holding “constructive” Brexit talks.

Sigerson Cup: Seán O’Shea was to the fore as UCC claimed a 22nd Sigerson Cup and a first in five years in O’Moore Park.

Glanbia surge: Shares in foods giant Glanbia surged 13% as it eyes €400m in further acquisitions on the back of better than anticipated results for 2018.

TO ENGAGE

Pope Francis: His stated intention to decentralise the Catholic Church’s power and reform its central bureaucracy, the Curia, has not endeared Pope Francis to traditionalists, says TP O’Mahony

Miscarriage: For many expectant parents, experiencing a miscarriage – whether it occurs early or late in pregnancy – can be devastating, write Ilaria Boncori and Charlotte Smith.

TO ENTERTAIN

Derry Girls: We finally know when Derry Girls is back on TV.

From Russia with grá: Meet the man from Moscow in charge of reviving Irish in the Kerry Gaeltacht.

MOST READ SO FAR TODAY

Have a break, have a Green KitKat: European chocolate lovers are about to get an injection of Japanese culture, as Nestle’s green-tea matcha KitKat launches across the continent.

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