Wednesday's Evening Round-up: Lengthy Brexit delay likely; FAI board unaware of loan until March

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: Lengthy Brexit delay likely; FAI board unaware of loan until March

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

Flex-tension: Theresa May could cling to power for as long as a year, as EU leaders look set to offer the UK a lengthy delay to Brexit.

Tense hearing: The board of the Football Association of Ireland was not told for almost two years of the €100,000 interest-free loan from its former CEO John Delaney.

Professional expertise: Health Minister Simon Harris has steered clear of criticising the main oversight bodies involved in the new children’s hospital project for massive cost overruns - instead pointing the finger of blame at professional advisory firms.

Strong stand: Éamonn Fitzmaurice said the parents of a boy who suffered alleged racist chants in a football match were "quite unsettled" by it and that his school wants to take a "strong stand" against it.

Winner winner: There was one winner of tonight's Lotto Jackpot, worth €6.4m.

Revenue 'runaround': A car dealer being pursued by the Revenue for ten years in a bid to recover a €4.97m judgment has been warned he is at “grave risk” of being jailed a third time for contempt over allegedly still giving the Revenue the “runaround”.

Impossible battle: Munster have confirmed that Ronan O’Mahony is set to retire with immediate effect on medical grounds.

Conceding defeat: Israel’s Blue and White party leaders are conceding defeat in Israel’s election to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party.

TO ENGAGE

Unimaginable horror: MSF’s field communications manager in Jerusalem Jacob Burns reflects on what it means when a devastating toll of injuries in Gaza comes to be considered a ‘good’ day.

Cowering feeling: New politics of nativism is just the bitter defence of a few bleak acres, writes Gerard Howlin.

TO ENTERTAIN

Belvelly Castle: €5m has been spent on this Cork harbour castle rescue by Garry and Anne Wilson, writes Tommy Barker.

Brain science: Dr Jared Cooney-Horvath tells Áilín Quinlan that most of the conversations we have with people really do go in one ear and out the other. His new book offers some tips on how to get your words to stick.

MOST READ

Amicable separation: A Scottish couple who scooped the UK's biggest Euromillions jackpot have announced “with deep regret” that they are to divorce, almost eight years after their massive win.

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