Evening Round-up: Taoiseach on housing crisis; Water recall; Tipp's victory

So that’s nearly Sunday 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: Taoiseach on housing crisis; Water recall; Tipp's victory

So that’s nearly Sunday 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

Leo on Housing Crisis: The Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said it is better to solve the housing crisis slowly than with a quick fix.

Water recall: The Food Safety Authority of Ireland has urged Londis and SPAR to remove bottles of water over safety fears due to the president of arsenic above the prescribed legal limit.

Croagh Patrick: The Irish Air Corps has come to the assistance of a pilgrim climbing Croagh Patrick on Reek Sunday. A woman in her mid-40s is believed to have suffered a minor heart issue and was airlifted to Mayo General Hospital earlier today.

Keith Byrne: The Irishman who has been facing deportation from the US has said he was "very scared" when he was arrested. Keith Byrne, originally from Fermoy, Cork, was arrested earlier this month by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers but he was released from prison last week.

Hong Kong: Police fired tear gas at protesters in Hong Kong on Sunday for the second night in a row in another escalation of pro-democracy demonstrations. Protesters occupied two areas at opposite ends of central Hong Kong following a mid-afternoon rally against police use of tear gas the previous Sunday.

Tipperary GAA: A powerful final 25 minutes by 14-men Tipperary sent them into next month’s All-Ireland final against Kilkenny, who beat Limerick on Saturday.

TO ENGAGE

Tourism's dark side: The appeal of vacations linked to sites connected to death, destruction and atrocities is a fast growing global sector known as 'dark tourism', writes John Daly.

Brexit backstop: The Brexit withdrawal agreement signed in 2017 by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and then UK prime minister Theresa May is in jeopardy now that May has been succeeded by Boris Johnson, writes Daniel McConnell.

TO ENTERTAIN

Wildlife: Virgin Holidays’ decision to stop selling captive whale and dolphin activities reflects our evolving attitude towards wildlife, says Sarah Marshall.

Skibereen Funding for the Skibbereen Arts Festival doubled this year, just in time to help the annual event celebrate its ten-year milestone.

MOST READ SO FAR TODAY

Most read: A revamp of senior garda ranks is expected tomorrow with Commissioner Drew Harris to announce appointments and a management reshuffle.

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