Headlines tonight: RTÉ journalist found guilty of molesting woman in her sleep; Laois Hurler suddenly dies in the United States
Here are the main stories of the evening.
RTÉ journalist found guilty of sexually molesting woman in her sleep
Mícheál Ó Leidhin, 38, of Sunnyside, Malahide Road, Artane, Dublin, was convicted of sexual assault at his former home in south Dublin in the early hours of 13 May 2018.
Taoiseach says it is ‘unacceptable’ for the DUP to block the return of the Northern Ireland assembly
Mr Martin met Sinn Féin deputy leader Michelle O’Neill in Dublin today, who is poised to become First Minister as British Prime Minister Boris Johnson holds talks with parties in the region amid the political deadlock on post-Brexit arrangements in the region Northern Ireland led.
Nieces name and shame ‘predator’ uncle, who was respected college lecturer, as he’s jailed for sex abuse
Once a respected college lecturer, John Hogan has now been exposed as a pedophile who sexually abused two of his nieces in parts of Limerick and Dublin more than 20 years ago.
Talented Laois hurler dies suddenly in USA
A talented slinger who represented Laois at senior level has died suddenly in the United States.
Four property developers who owe AIB €3.5m must appear before the High Court
Four property developers have been ordered to answer to the High Court over assets a bank says could be used to fulfill a €3.5million judgment against them.
Judges affected in Jay Bourke’s €13.7million bankruptcy case after false information was given to court
A judge has raised concerns after Jay Bourke’s (PIP) personal bankruptcy trustee gave the High Court false information when the well-known host and restaurateur sought €12.2million debt relief.
Met Éireann is issuing Yellow Thunderstorm Warning status for nine counties tonight
The forecaster is forecasting scattered thunderstorms this afternoon and evening, with localized downpours making for poor driving conditions.
Amber Heard claims Johnny Depp threw her against a wall and wrapped a t-shirt around her neck during their honeymoon
Amber Heard told jurors today that Johnny Depp threw her into a wall and wrapped a t-shirt around her neck during her honeymoon on the Orient Express in 2015.
Son of slain INLA boss Dominic “Mad Dog” McGlinchey goes to court for investigative documents
A lawsuit brought by INLA leader Dominic McGlinchey’s son, who is seeking documents related to his father’s assassination, is likely to be settled, the Supreme Court heard.
Video: Michelle O’Neill uses the term ‘Northern Ireland’ for the first time in a speech calling for the government to return
https://www.independent.ie/news/news-headlines/evening-headlines-rte-journalist-found-guilty-of-sexually-assaulting-woman-as-she-slept-laois-hurler-dies-suddenly-in-us-41655473.html Headlines tonight: RTÉ journalist found guilty of molesting woman in her sleep; Laois Hurler suddenly dies in the United States