NEED TO CATCH up? TheJournal.ie brings you a round-up of today’s news…
Christine Buckley with and Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin in 2010. (Sasko Lazarov/Photocall Ireland)
- Tributes have been paid to campaigner and institutional abuse survivor Christine Buckley who has passed away.
- Rehab Group have finally revealed how much their executives earn - and it’s a lot.
- Frank Flannery stepped down as chairman of a philanthropy body but the pressure is still on for him to appear before the PAC.
- The Garda Inspectorate report in to the penalty points saga is complete, with Alan Shatter to brief the Cabinet tomorrow.
- Six children were hospitalised and 19 treated after potentially inhaling chemical fumes at a swimming pool.
- A family of a child with cerebal palsy have made an appeal after burglars stole their wheelchair accessible car.
- Symphysiotomy victims recounted their experiences to the UN, many are graphic.
- E-cigarettes and circuses that use animals have both been banned… but in different places.
- Cheltenham Festival started today – but it wasn’t without tragedy.
Photos of the two men who boarded the now missing Malaysia Airlines jet with a stolen passports are shown to the media. (PA Images)
#MALAYSIA AIRLINES: Terrorism is looking less likely to be the cause of the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines plane.
#AUSTRALIA: A man has been arrested after a drug-carrying drone was discovered hovering outside a prison.
#CRIMEA: The peninsula’s parliament have voted for independence from Ukraine.
- The Internet turns 25 tomorrow, here are some predictions of what it might look like in another ten years. [The Wall Street Journal]
- Never thought you would see the day where robot strippers would be a thing? That day is here. [The Verge]
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First published 9pm.