That's it from us today. We'll be back on Monday morning but until then, enjoy the weekend.
- Updates for Friday 8 July 2016
- Council drops plans for MTV festival
- Police group calls for 'spirit of Euros' over Twelfth
- Ireland fan Jamie collects Paris award
- Picture: Seagull in Larne (by Trevor Hartnett)
The UK's vote to leave the EU sent shockwaves around the world but the tremors could be strongest by the Republic of Ireland.
BBC Business has been speaking to Irish traders and business leaders who fear the fall-out of Brexit on both sides of the Irish Sea.
Armagh will never get a better chance to win a first Ulster Senior Hurling title in Sunday's decider against 15-in-a-row seeking Antrim at Owenbeg.
The Saffrons will go in as favourites but there will be that suspicion that their Christy Ring Cup final defeat may have punctured Antrim's morale.
A police lawyer has asked the Historical Institutional Abuse inquiry to strike down claims that there was a state cover-up of the Kincora child abuse scandal.
The last day of the inquiry was told there was no evidence the UK's intelligence services knew about the abuse before the scandal broke in 1980.
If you think you had a bad week - spare a though for Taoiseach Enda Kenny. First, his idea for an all-island Brexit forum got publicly slapped down by Arlene Foster.
Then, three members of his Cabinet rebelled and voted against the government on abortion legislation. Some members of his own party are now asking questions about his future.
Secretary of State Theresa Villers says she sees no reason to have a new all-Ireland forum to examine Brexit issues.
The idea, proposed by the Taoiseach Enda Kenny, appeared to have been dropped this week after the DUP gave it a cool response.
County Down woman Kerry O'Flaherty produced a season's best to qualify for the 3,000m steeplechase final at the European Championships.
The 34-year-old's time in the wet conditions was less than three seconds outside her personal best set in 2015.
Gardaí investigating a Dublin gun attack which left a man critically injured are trying to track the movements of a car with a Northern Ireland number plate.
The 36-year-old victim was shot a number of times in the Dun Emer estate in Lusk on Tuesday. Detectives have appealed for information about a white Volkswagen Golf, registration XFZ 9316.
It's not what you expect to see in the Dáil chamber - a TD engaging in a bit of hip-hop.
Getting down with the kids was Richard Boyd Barrett - doing the dab. We aren't sure if his fellow parliamentarians were impressed...
Tyres have been stacked inside wooden pallets on a bonfire on the Cregagh Road, Belfast.
Police and firefighters have appealed to bonfire builders to stop using tyres because of the toxic fumes produced when they are burned.
A man in his 70s has died days after he was injured in a four-car crash in Carrickfergus, County Antrim.
The collision happened on Larne Road near Kilroot shortly before 7pm on Sunday.
A 26-year-old man who used his mobile phone to take pictures up a girl's skirt in a Belfast nightclub has been given a suspended sentence.
Slovakian national Marian Antal, from Woodbreda Avenue in Belfast, claimed he took the images "as a stupid bet with a friend." His two-month sentence was suspended for two years.
A microlight aircraft has made an emergency landing in a field alongside the Comber to Ards carriageway, police have said.
The plane had to land due to engine failure. Neither of the two people on board are believed to have been injured.
A 39-year old man accused of blowing up an ATM machine at a Costcutters store in County Armagh has been refused bail.
Gratian-Ioan Pinter, who is originally from Romania, but with an address in Dublin, is accused of causing an explosion at an ATM in Hamiltonsbawn on 5 June, 2014. It is understood that gas was pumped into it before it was ignited.
BBC Sport NI
Glenavon player-manager Gary Hamilton says his team's 6-0 Europa League home hammering by KR Reykjavik was "embarrassing in the end".
"I thought we gave up when we went 3-0 down. I have to apologise for tonight's performance," he said.
BBC Sport NI
Cliftonville manager Gerard Lyttle says the team's Europa League first qualifying round victory over Luxembourg club Differdange 03 is incredible.
Goals from David McDaid and Jay Donnelly secured a 2-0 second-leg win at Solitude which gave the Reds a 3-1 aggregate success.
An Irish army bomb disposal team has made safe a what has been described as a viable Improvised explosive device at a house in Dundalk this morning.
A controlled explosion was carried out on the bomb in the Blackwater estate, after the team was called to the scene at about 04:30.