Tuesday's Evening round-up: Dublin shooting, the latest in the European elections and Schmidt names RWC squad

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.

Tuesday's Evening round-up: Dublin shooting, the latest in the European elections and Schmidt names RWC squad

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

Dublin shooting: Gardaí believe three men wearing balaclavas were involved in today's fatal shooting of a man in his 40s in Coolock.

European elections: Mick Wallace has moved ahead of Billy Kelleher in the South while Clare Daly wins battle for the third seat in Dublin.

Defence Forces: The former deputy commander of the elite Irish special forces says the Minister with responsibility for Defence and his senior civil servants should resign because they are running the country's military into the ground.

Brussels: Europe’s leaders are beginning the process of choosing the senior officials in Brussels.

Cork skyscraper: Planning permission has been granted for a landmark 15-storey skyscraper that is set to transform Cork city's skyline.

Rugby World Cup: Joe Schmidt has named two uncapped players in his extended 44-man training squad for the upcoming Rugby World Cup.

TO ENGAGE

Maria Bailey: Maria Bailey's car-crash interview with Sean O'Rourke was meant to repair the damage done by last week's swing claim controversy, writes Daniel McConnell.

Brexit Party: The European elections in England were a triumph for Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party, which took 32% of the vote.

TO ENTERTAIN

Baby joy: Mark Feehily has announced that he is expecting baby with fiancé Cailean O'Neill.

Simpsons fans: A newly-elected Dublin city councillor has thanked the meme page 'Ireland Simpsons Fans' for helping her to top the poll.

MOST READ SO FAR TODAY

The father and son killed in a horrific crash in Co. Offaly yesterday have been named locally as 29-year-old Vincent Rossi and his five-year-old son Sully.

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