Wednesday's Evening Round-up: Hospital staff strike; Dublin stabbing; Rio Grande drownings

So that’s Wednesday nearly wrapped up. Here are 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: Hospital staff strike; Dublin stabbing; Rio Grande drownings

So that’s Wednesday nearly wrapped up. Here are 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

Strike: Talks aimed at averting three days of strike action by thousands of health support staff will reconvene at the Workplace Relations Commission tomorrow.

Dublin stabbing: Mother-of-three Skaidrite Valdgeima was stabbed to death in an apartment in Dublin this morning.

Heatwave: Met Éireann has issued a status yellow high-temperature for six counties tomorrow. Meanwhile, meteorologists have placed more than half of France, including around Paris, on alert for high temperatures as a heatwave was expected to spread across Europe.

Migrant deaths: The mother of a man who drowned alongside his young daughter while trying to reach the US has said she is comforted by how they clung to each other in their final moments.

Ryanair: Ryanair will change the way it conducts a €700m share buyback programme due to fears over a no-deal Brexit, the company said.

Andy McEntee: Meath GAA have confirmed that they are investigating an alleged incident involving their senior football manager and a journalist.

TO ENGAGE

Garda sick cert: The Margiotta family are entitled to the truth and it is in everyone’s interest that the whole investigation is completed expeditiously, writes Michael Clifford.

Tory leadership: Benjamin Constant, the Swiss political philosopher active in the decades after the French Revolution, might have had Boris Johnson in mind when he wrote that “nearly all men are obsessed with demonstrating they are something more than they are”.

TO ENTERTAIN

Cannabis debate: Psychiatrist Brendan Kelly says the majority of research shows an association between cannabis use and a range of psychological problems, including anxiety, depression, and psychosis.

Vogue Williams: Frustrated over messages she continues to get on her Instagram, the model decided to reshare one and set the record straight.

MOST READ SO FAR TODAY

Killarney flooding: A sudden thunderstorm on Tuesday evening in Killarney saw tourists run for cover, roads flood, and shops close early in a weather event not seen for fifty years according to locals.

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