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Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Man killed in Meath house fire, Luas Cross City is now fully operational and four weather warnings in place – it’s the Evening Fix.

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

IRELAND

Aras 758_90531668 President of Ireland Michael D Higgins with his wife Sabina and invited guests at Aras An Uachtarain turning on of the Christmas tree lights Source: Sam Boal via RollingNews.ie

INTERNATIONAL 

#UK: Writing in the Daily Telegraph, British Environment Secretary Michael Gove has said the next general election will allow voters in the UK to have their say on whatever Brexit deal is reached.

#US: US President Donald Trump taunts one of the women who accused Roy Moore of sexual misconduct.

#AUCTION: The East German village of Alwine has sold for €140,000 in an unusual auction.

PARTING SHOT

Elf on the Shelf is an elf that keeps tabs on children on Santa’s behalf, reporting back on the good and bad behaviour he witnesses.

However, a very large Elf on the Shelf is terrorising the locals of Malahide by popping up all over the village and even being chased down the main street after stealing a garda hat.

24131110_162031307738274_6775675769246862767_n Source: Malahide Christmas Elf via Facebook

The elf is trying to raise money for the Ross Nugent Foundation, a charity set up in the name of a young man who passed away from a rare form of cancer in 2010.

[TheDailyEgde.ie]

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