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Dublin: 13 °C Thursday 23 October, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s talking about Frank Flannery, International Women’s Day and the missing Malaysian Airline plane.

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A protest to mark International Women’s Day took place in Dublin today. (Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland)

IRELAND

INTERNATIONAL

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A woman surrounded by media covers her mouth on her arrival at a hotel which is prepared for relatives or friends of passengers aboard a missing airplane in Beijing, China today. (PA Image)

#CRIMEA: Security sources reported shots were fired as foreign observers were again turned away from entering into Crimea today.

#MALAYSIA: Rescue planes sighted two oil slicks in the sea in search for missing Malaysia Airlines jet.

#USA AND FRANCE: President Francois Hollande and President Barack Obama have warned of possible ‘new measures’ against Russia.

INNOVATION

PARTING SHOT

In honour of Brian O’Driscoll’s farewell the Irish Defence forces in the Lebanon showed their support for BOD by symbolising his jersey number on their helicopter pad at UN Post 2-45. If you can’t see this image click here>>>

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(Irish Defence Forces/Facebook/Captain Kenny O’Rourke)

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