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Dublin: 17 °C Thursday 19 April, 2018

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Floods in Athlone, Renua’s election manifesto and tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran.

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

4/1/2016. Storm Frank Athlone. Emily Topka from Po Emily Topka from Poland, sips on a mug of tea outside the Bastion Apartments. Residents were evacuated last night after the ESB disconnected the electricity, due to flooding from the River Shannon. Source: Eamonn Farrell


charlie hebdo The anniversary edition of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. Source: Charlie Hebdo


#TENSIONS: Saudi Arabia has broken diplomatic ties with Iran.

#OREGON: A group of gun-carrying ranchers are staging a siege on government property, and here’s why.

#JE SUIS CHARLIE: The Charlie Hebdo anniversary cover featured a cartoon of God with a gun.

#POLAND: More than 20 people died over the weekend due to -20 degree temperatures.

#TERRORISM: The so-called Islamic State released another execution video.



Reader Rebecca Bourke sent us this poignant video which was made to raise awareness about homelessness, and the difference a simple ’Hello’ can make.

Source: Assembly/YouTube

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