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Dublin: 11 °C Sunday 22 April, 2018

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Man dies in Swords assault, Irish Water refunds and a new Dr Who – it’s the Evening Fix.

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


SWORDS DEATH 758A6244_90518073 The crime scene in Swords County Dublin as Gardai and members of the Garda Forensic Team secure the area. Source: Eamonn Farrell/


Ceremony marking the first anniversary of a jihadist truck attack - Nice Emmanuel Macron during the commemorative ceremony marking the first anniversary of a jihadist truck attack which killed 86 people in Nice. Source: ABACA/PA Images

#NETHERLANDS: Falling crime rates in the country means that the country is using their prisons to house asylum seekers

#CHECHNYA: The leader of the republic has claimed that there are no gay people living in Chechnya

#USA: A new opinion poll has shown that support for Trump has dropped significantly in the last two months


The new Dr Who was revealed today and there are a lot of people out there who just can’t grasp the concept that the character will be played by a woman for the first time. 

There were people giving out about it on social media so much so that the official Dr Who Twitter page released a statement calling on commentators to stop with the hate-speech.

The funny thing is that these are the same people who see no problem with a time-travelling phone box. But, a woman playing the lead character in a long-running BBC show? Not in our name!

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