Thursday's Evening Round-up: Mail centre closure; Brexit latest; hottest day so far

So that’s Thursday 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.

Thursday's Evening Round-up: Mail centre closure; Brexit latest; hottest day so far

So that’s Thursday 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

Mail centre closure: Shock turned to anger in Little Island as An Post staff came to terms with the news that the company’s Cork Mail Centre is to close by next March, with the loss of 240 jobs.

Ana Kriegel trial: A Central Criminal Court judge has granted leave to issue a contempt of court motion after a journalist allegedly named one of the boys convicted of Ana Kriegel's murder twice on a Cork radio show.

Heatwave: It was the hottest day in Ireland so far this year. A Status Yellow warm weather warning has been lifted, but it could be reinstated tomorrow.

Manus Kelly: Hundreds of mourners who attended the funeral of rally driver Manus Kelly have heard that the death of the father-of-five has been a “dreadful shock”.

Brexit: Downing Street has condemned moves by MPs to shut down British Government spending in the event of a no-deal Brexit as “grossly irresponsible”.

Business movers: Joe Dermody looks at this week's business movers

TO ENGAGE

Fine Gael: The bitter feud in Fine Gael’s Waterford organisation which has exploded this week has been a long time coming.

Facebook cryptocurrency: Facebook has just unveiled its latest bid for world domination: Libra, a cryptocurrency that can be used as private money anywhere.

TO ENTERTAIN

Podcast festival: Leeside listeners are in for a treat this autumn when the inaugural Cork Podcast Festival gets underway across the city.

Toddler rescue: Security camera footage has been taken of 17-year-old Feuzi Zabaat catching a toddler as she fell from a second-floor open window in Istanbul.

MOST READ SO FAR TODAY

Docklands plan: Cork’s skyline is set to reach new heights with the country’s tallest building planned for the city’s docklands.

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