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Dublin: 15 °C Friday 20 April, 2018

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Today everybody’s been talking about waves and flooding, NAMA making a big sale and Matt Cooper with Dennis Rodman in North Korea.

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


The coastline in Lahinch taking a battering by the Atlantic last night. (Pic: Alan Place photography)




The coffin with the body of Portuguese soccer player legend Eusebio is placed in the middle of the pitch of the Benfica’s Luz stadium ahead of his funeral. Pic: AP Photo/Francisco Seco

#POLAR VORTEX: Millions across the US are experiencing freak weather plunging temperatures to -51 degrees Celsius.

#GERMANY: Chancellor Angela Merkel fractured her pelvis in a skiing accident.

#IRAQ: Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki called for residents of Fallujah to expel “terrorists” holding the city to avoid an assault by security forces.




With the wind whipping up the seas into around Ireland’s coast, this real-time Earth wind map is worth checking out right now. Updated every three-hours using information from the Global Forecast System, it’s really pretty mesmerising.  []

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