Evening Round Up: Creche protests; Irish man killed in Oz; Migrant Crisis; United Ireland?

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 Round Up: Creche protests; Irish man killed in Oz; Migrant Crisis; United Ireland?

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

United Ireland?: Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said a hard Brexit would see broader consideration of a united Ireland in the North.

Hyde and Seek: Around 100 people protested outside one of the Hyde and Seek creches in Dublin today to show their disgust at the findings of an undercover investigation.

Medical Cards: The man with terminal cancer who twice had his medical card revoked has said that his conversation with the HSE left "more questions than answers".

Ruth Morrissey: The Supreme Court will hear an appeal in November against a key High Court judgment in the case of terminally ill Ruth Morrissey.

Sentence: A young mother of three who took a pensioner's bank card before stealing her life savings of almost €27,000 has been jailed for 18 months.

Libya: Libya’s coast guard recovered dozens of bodies of Europe-bound migrants who perished at sea as search operations continued on Friday, a day after up to 150 people, including women and children, went missing and were feared drowned after their boats capsized in the Mediterranean Sea.

Olympic triumph: Molly Mayne has secured a bronze medal for Ireland in the Girl’s 100m Breaststroke at the Summer European Youth Olympic Festival.

TO ENGAGE

Stephen Teap: Between 2010 and 2015, Irene Teap had four pregnancies, two miscarriages, gave birth to two sons, and was diagnosed with cervical cancer. She died on July 26, 2017. It was another nine months before her husband found out she had been the victim of misread smears. On the second anniversary of her death Stephen Teap tells Health Correspondent Catherine Shanahan how the family has fared since.

Cork cafe: The owner of a Cork cafe has opened a new roasting and packing facility thanks to the success of a nationwide deal with German retail giant Aldi.

TO ENTERTAIN

Center Parcs: From Maura on Love Island to Center Parcs’ long-awaited debut, all eyes are on Longford this weekend.

Electric Picnic: A limited number of Electric Picnic sold out in a matter of minutes after going on sale yesterday morning.

MOST READ SO FAR TODAY

Paul McGrath's son: The son of Former Republic of Ireland footballer Paul McGrath has been found.

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