NEED TO CATCH UP? TheJournal.ie brings you a round-up of today’s news.
- Former Anglo Irish bank CEO David Drumm has been jailed for six years for his role in a multi-billion euro bank fraud scheme in 2008.
- New Central Bank requirements for lenders, which will take effect from the beginning of next year, will make it easier for customers to get information about savings they could make by switching mortgages.
- Emergency services dealt with a fire at a fish processing factory in the Co Cork village of Baltimore today.
- Severe weather conditions earlier this year contributed to an increase in mortgage arrears levels, according to the Central Bank.
- The director of MacGill Summer School has released a statement this evening saying that the school is working to include a programme on why MacGill and other organisations and public forums in Ireland have not embraced effectively gender balancing.
- Labour Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has called on Oireachtas members to boycott 4th of July celebrations at the US Embassy in Dublin, in light of the family separations policy at the US border.
- Michael Healy-Rae’s trip to the passport office in Dublin today was a costly one, as he came outside to find his bike had been stolen.
#MIGRANT FAMILIES: US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order to keep migrant families together at the border with Mexico, amid an escalating uproar over the separation of children from their parents.
#TARIFFS: A raft of retaliatory tariffs from the European Union against stiff metals duties imposed by US President Donald Trump will come into effect on Friday.
RTÉ’s No Country for Women had the nation’s viewers utterly gripped last night [TheDailyEdge].
The two-part documentary series examines the lives of Irish women over the course of the last century.