Tuesday's Evening Round Up: New EU president, Waterford Crash, Fiona a 'Shaw' win

So that’s nearly Tuesday 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: New EU president, Waterford Crash, Fiona a 'Shaw' win

So that’s nearly Tuesday 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

HPV Virus: Ministers have expressed full confidence in Simon Harris over the latest CervicalCheck controversy impacting 800 women. It has emerged that around 50 of the women whose results were delayed because of an IT glitch at the US laboratory where the slides were sent, have now tested positive for the HPV virus.

Cork Mail Centre: Staff at the Cork Mail Centre in Little Island say they feel "betrayed" by the decision to close the facility and have vowed to continue to fight the closure. A group of more than 100 workers are to take to the streets in protest this Saturday to raise awareness of the decision to close the centre.

Attack on 5-year-old: Gardaí are investigating a report that a five-year-old girl was attacked by three boys aged between seven and 10. According to RTE the girl was hit with a stick after she went to a shed in a derelict house with them.

EU candidates: Fine Gael MEP Sean Kelly has said the next likely European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen should "not interfere" with Phil Hogan's re-appointment as an EU commissioner for "flyer" gender balance reasons.

Waterford crash: A man has died and another man is injured after a two-car crash in Co. Waterford. Gardaí are at the scene of the accident which happened on the N25 at Carrolls Crossing, Tramore at around 3.30pm this afternoon.

EU president: Ursula von der Leyen has been approved as the first female president of the European Commission by MEPs. The German defence minister was confirmed in the role by a European Parliament vote of 383-327, with 22 abstentions.

McIlroy's Mosquito: Rory McIlroy enjoyed a practice round at Royal Portrush ahead of the 148th Open, with one small exception. McIlroy, who set the course record of 61 at Portrush as a 16-year-old, appeared to suffer an insect bite on the 13th hole on Tuesday.

TO ENGAGE

Planning decisions: The recent Irish Open in Lahinch was a powerful reminder that a community working with both private and public institutions can deliver a world class success, writes Joe Gill.

Seafood firm hooks a winner: A Castletownbere seafood producer has landed an international supply contract, worth more than €500,000 with supermarket chain Lidl.

TO ENTERTAIN

A Shaw win: Cork actress Fiona Shaw has been nominated in the Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series category for her role in Killing Eve.

The story of JG Farrell: An event at the West Cork Literary Festival recalls JG Farrell, the Booker Prize winner who drowned in the area, writes Richard Fitzpatrick. It will be 40 years next month since the death of JG Farrell.

MOST READ SO FAR TODAY

€35K for schoolgirl: A schoolgirl who fractured her ankle as she jumped off a trampoline four years ago has settled her High Court action for €35,000.

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