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Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everybody’s talking about the death of a man found outside Cabra House pub, the murder of Michael Hunt in London and surrogate mothers.

Updated 23.00pm

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


Garda forensics outside the Cabra House pub this morning where a man was found seriously injured and later died. (Laura Hutton/Photocall)




The charred wreckage of a news helicopter after it crashed in Seattle. (PA Image)

#USA: Two people were killed in Seattle after a news helicopter crashed.

#MALAYSIA AIRLINES: The turn that diverted missing flight MH370 was programmed into the plane’s navigation system, probably by someone in the cockpit.

#AUSTRALIA: A ten-year-old girl survived a shark attack in New South Wales.

#UKRAINE: Putin officially recognised Crimea as part of Russia, meanwhile Ukrainian soldiers in the region were given permission “to use arms”.


  • A 72-year-old amateur photographer managed to capture violent solar flares and spots on the sun’s surface. [The Daily Mail]
  • An algorithm that allows a robot write a story generated a short article about the LA earthquake for the LA Times yesterday. [BBC]


Check out these amazing clouds that were captured rolling over McGillycuddy Reeks. Can’t view the video, click here>
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(YouTube/Terry MacSweeney)

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Originally published 21.00pm

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