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Dublin: 14 °C Monday 21 May, 2018

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Weather warnings and a phishing email from ‘Irish Water’ had people talking today – it’s the evening fix.

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


Prime Minister David Cameron and Taoise British prime minister David Cameron and Enda Kenny pictured at 10 Downing Street in London today Source: Malcolm McNally/


Shackleton solo challenge Henry Worsley, the English adventurer who has died while trying to emulate Shackleton's Antarctic crossing Source: PA

#ISLAMIC STATE: The head of Europol says that Isis is planning for large-scale attacks in Europe.

#ANTARCTIC: A British explorer has died trying to recreate Shackleton’s Antarctic crossing.

#VIDEO: Isis have released a graphic video of the perpetrators of last November’s terror attacks in Paris.

#CANADA: A teenage boy has been charged with killing four people in last Friday’s shooting at the La Loche Community School in the west of the country.


  • Here’s the reason why the Internet of Things revolution is about to kickstart in Ireland. []
  • Twitter really isn’t messing around with its restructuring plans. []


Obama Education Source: AP/Press Association Images

If you’ve ever wondered what White House security does to ensure that the technology contained therein isn’t compromised, the New York Times shine an insight into the measures taken in this piece.

It seems that the President has a Fitbit, but it’s had its GPS sensors removed.

Oh well, can’t have everything.

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