Evening briefing: 0ver 70 feared dead as migrant ship sinks; Ruth Morrissey cervical smear award to be appealed

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 briefing: 0ver 70 feared dead as migrant ship sinks; Ruth Morrissey cervical smear award to be appealed

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

Migrant drownings: As many as 70 migrants have drowned after their boat capsized in the Mediterranean Sea, according to a UN migration official and Tunisia's state news agency.

Anastasia Kriegel: One of the boys accused of murdering schoolgirl Anastasia Kriegel arranged to meet her in the park because he "didn't want to be seen with her", his co-accused told a garda.

Ruth Morrissey: Cian O’Carroll, the solicitor for Ruth Morrissey, has described comments by Dr Peter McKenna of the HSE about the possibility of the withdrawal of screening programmes, as “vindictive.” His comments came after US laboratory Quest Diagnostics revealed they will appeal last week’s High Court award of €2.1m to Ruth Morrissey.

SuperValu Musgrave: SuperValu owner Musgrave is eyeing the potential roll-out of a standalone coffee shop chain as part of its expansion plans.

Kieran O’Connor: Outside Páirc Ui Chaoimh tomorrow, before and after the Munster Hurling Championship opener between Cork and Tipperary, you will see the Friends of Kieran O'Connor group continuing their fundraising effort. The committee, Kieran and his family, thank everyone from the bottom of their hearts for the support, in whatever shape and guise, that has manifested itself in recent months.

TO ENGAGE

European Elections: From May 23-26, Irish voters will be thinking about the environment, immigration, spending imbalances, and an EU army, says Political Correspondent Juno McEnroe as he runs the rule over the burning issues facing the Irish electorate.

Sustainabilty month: Kya deLongchamps fights on in our Sustainability month with an empowering attack on our blithe waste of electricity.

TO ENTERTAIN

Weekend food ideas: Darina Allen responds to a reader's request for some simple recipes

Another new baby!: Kim Kardashian West and her husbandKanye West have welcomed their fourth child, a son, via surrogate.

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A school principal demoted after having been found to have emotionally abused a pupil by requiring her to kneel on the floor on two occasions has lost her High Court challenge to the disciplinary process.

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