Evening round-up: Brexit latest; Driver goes 100km over the limit; Cork SFC commences

So that’s Friday 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.

Evening round-up: Brexit latest; Driver goes 100km over the limit; Cork SFC commences

So that’s Friday 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

Brexit: Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said Britain's request to extend Brexit has to be considered but rolling extensions are not tolerable.

Keep up to date with all the latest Brexit news here

Magdalene Laundries: A group of women who wrote to justice minister, Charlie Flanagan, asking him to intervene in a dispute over the dates they worked in a Magdalene laundry has received no response.

Speed: Driver caught travelling almost 100km/h over the speed limit on M9

Business When the local property tax was introduced in the midst of a deep fiscal crisis in 2013, the valuation of properties on which the tax was based was fixed until 2016, writes Jim Power

Cork SFC: The role of St Finbarr’s senior football manager is one Paul O’Keeffe had his eye on for quite some time.

Meanwhile, Kiskeam have defeated Mallow in the Cork SFC first round.

TO ENGAGE

Opinion: Seven out of 10 bed-nights are spent in Cork, Dublin, Galway, Kerry, and Clare, and this congestion diminishes the tourist value of the rest of the country writes Paul Kelly, CEO, Fáilte Ireland

Column: Enforcement proceedings against Barnafaddock Wind Farm raise serious questions around planning, the law and national policy on wind energy writes Michael Clifford

TO ENTERTAIN

Louis: As Louis Walsh prepares for the final of Ireland’s Got Talent and another Westlife tour, he talks to Pat Fitzpatrick about plastic surgery, celebrity spats – and why he won’t be having children, ever

Number 1: Irish consider themselves to be the healthiest people in the EU

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