NEED TO CATCH up? TheJournal.ie brings you a roundup of today’s news…
Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Minister of State Michael Ring were in buoyant mood before the All-Ireland final. (INPHO/Cathal Noonan)
- A 26-year-old man was taken to hospital after an attack in Dublin’s City Centre, needing 20 stitches in his face.
- Dublin claimed their second All-Ireland football crown in three years.
- The head of the ASTI says that teacher’s have had enough and are willing to strike.
- Gardaí and the PSNI said that they have been working together to stop livestock theft.
- A union representing doctors says that they will meet tomorrow to discuss proposals from the HSE, but that strike action remains on the table.
- The Minister for Jobs warned that the upcoming Budget is going to be “tough”.
- The head of a union representing workers at the ESB says the company is “refusing” to engage with staff.
- Police in Belfast were appealing for information after a woman was dragged from her car in a terrifying hijacking.
- A teenager stabbed in a late-night assault in Dublin was in what gardaí called a “serious” condition.
- The newest member of the Seanad said that it is a “gateway” to the Dáil.
Guests walk down steps at the Hoya Hot Springs Resort & Spa inundated with flood waters from Typhoon Usagi in Chihpen, Taiwan. (AP Photo)
#FLOOD Flights were cancelled and a nuclear power plant placed on alert as a powerful typhoon hit China, affecting other Asian countries.
#BOMBING A pair of suicide bombers killed 60 people in an attack on a church in Pakistan.
#KENYA The death toll in the deadly Nairobi shopping mall attack was upped to 59.
#SENTENCED Disgraced Chinese Politician Bo Xilai was sentenced to life in prison for bribery, embezzlement and abuse of power.
- Ever wondered how a zucchini plant would react to the confines of the International Space Station? Or wanted to hear its radio diary? It’s a lot more interesting than it sounds as asronaut Don Pettit narrates. [io9]
- Replicating solid objects seems to be the next big frontier in technology. With that in mind, this video with the Brooklyn manufacturer of the Makerbot Digitizer is a fascinating insight. [TechCrunch]
It’s All-Ireland final Sunday and Dublin was buzzing. Basked in glorious sunshine, Croke Park saw the Dubs claim the Sam Maguire for the second time in three years, beating Mayo 2-12 to 1-14. Bernard Brogan, left, was the hero and his brother Alan, right, was back in Dublin colours as an unused substitute. (INPHO/Morgan Treacy)