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Here's What Happened Today:Sunday

Dozens dead in Portuguese motorway blaze, and government may roll back on Help-to-buy – it’s the Fix.

NEED TO CATCH up? TheJournal.ie brings you a round-up of today’s news.

IRELAND

NO FEE IRISH GUIDE DOGS SERVICE JB4 Archbishop of Dublin and Primate of Ireland Michael Jackson blesses guide dogs in Christ Church Cathedral earlier today Source: Crispin Rodwell

INTERNATIONAL 

Portugal Forest Fires Police investigators stand beside a burnt car on a motorway that was engulfed by a forest fire in Portugal earlier today Source: AP/PA Images

#LONDON: The cladding around Grenfell Tower which has been blamed for the inferno which engulfed the tower is ‘illegal in the UK’.

#PORTUGAL: At least 62 people have died after a Portuguese forest fire overwhelmed drivers on a motorway.

#FRANCE: A renowned matador has died after slipping on his own cape and being gored by a bull.

#MACRON: The new French president looks set to establish a commanding majority in parliamentary elections.

PARTING SHOT

A different perspective on the National Gallery, courtesy of Donal Moloney.

image3 Source: Donal Moloney

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