Evening Round-up: Garda reforms; Johnson-Macron meeting; Quintuplets turn 18

So that’s nearly Thursday 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: Garda reforms; Johnson-Macron meeting; Quintuplets turn 18

So that’s nearly Thursday 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

Garda reforms: The restructuring of An Garda Síochána will see 1,800 more gardaí on frontline.

Crack addiction: Addiction counsellors in Cork are seeing the first cases of women hooked on crack cocaine.

Hi Siri: Contractors in Cork were expected to each listen to more than 1,000 recordings from Siri every shift - before Apple suspended the practice last month, according to an employee who had their contract abruptly terminated this week.

Johnson-Macron meeting: French President Emmanuel Macron stood proudly on the top step leading to the imposing Elysee Palace as he watched Boris Johnson’s car pull into the courtyard.

Pilots' strike: Ryanair’s UK flights operated as normal on Thursday morning despite a strike by pilots, the airline said.

World Cup warm-up: Joe Schmidt has called on Ross Byrne to make the most of his opportunity and stake a claim to a place in Ireland’s World Cup squad after handing the fly-half his first Test start against England at Twickenham on Saturday.

TO ENGAGE

Drew Harris: Drew Harris landed the commissioner's job on the basis that he would reform the organisation, writes Cormac O'Keeffe.

Viking legacy: Research reveals how ancient migrations of Vikings left a lasting legacy in the modern population.

TO ENTERTAIN

Ask Audrey: "There's a shortage of handsome, clean men, so I’m seeing a guy from Kanturk"

Happy birthday: Ireland's only quintuplets have celebrated their 18th birthday by going back to the hospital where they were born.

MOST READ SO FAR TODAY

Nursing jobs: None of the more than 80 nurses and midwives due to graduate shortly in Limerick has been offered a work contract by the HSE at a time when there are 100 vacancies across the University of Limerick hospital group.

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