NEED TO CATCH up? TheJournal.ie brings you a round-up of today’s news…
- A report on the removal of two Roma children from their families was published and Frances Fitzgerald apologised.
- Read the timelines of what happened to Roma Child A here and Roma Child T here.
- Dublin’s Dame Street was closed off today after a man climbed onto a six-storey building and refused to come down.
- Croke Park residents vowed to file a court injunction to stop the Garth Brooks concerts.
- The referendum on same-sex marriage will be held next spring.
- A €34 million redress scheme for symphysiotomy victims was announced.
- That Garda Ombudsman is to be given a rake of new powers.
- A man is in hospital after he was shot through the front door of a house in Ongar in west Dublin.
- A chair-o-plane has broken down in Tramore with six people stuck mid-air on the ride.
#UK: More people came forward to say they were also abused by Rolf Harris.
#UKRAINE: A ceasefire has failed in Ukraine as military launched a ferocious assault against pro-Russian separatist insurgents.
#FRANCE: Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was detained by police for questioning in a corruption probe.
#EUROPE: The European Court of Human Rights upheld France’s ban on wearing a burqa in public.
- Irish scientists revealed that have discovered a new magnetic material that could lead to superfast technology.
- Twitter’s latest acquisition shows that it really wants you to download apps through its site.
- India launched a rocket into space that cost less than a film about space.
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First published 21.00pm