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Dublin: 9 °C Sunday 22 April, 2018

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Alan Shatter apologised to garda whistleblowers, teachers vote to strike and RTÉ on Pantigate action.

Updated at 11.16pm

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


Minister for Justice Alan Shatter apologised today. (PA Image)



A NASA satellite captured a photo from space of the Washington mudslide. (Pic: NASA)


#MALAYSIAN AIRLINES: A French satellite spotted 122 new objects in the Indian Ocean.

#TURKEY: The ban on Twitter was lifted.

#UK: Max Clifford’s penis was measured during a sexual assault trial.

#CHICAGO: The driver of a Chicago commuter train that crashed yesterday admitted she “dozed off”.


  • Scientists at Carnegie Mellon University have made a robot that can play Scrabble and trash talk opponents. [Techcrunch]
  • Watch this woman get a 3D-printed skull put on her brain like a cap. [CNET]


Think the weather in Ireland is bad? Check out Oymyakon, Russia where average temperatures are -50 degrees Celsius. []

First posted at 9.11pm

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