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Dublin: 17 °C Friday 31 October, 2014

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? TheJournal.ie brings you a round-up of today’s news…

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

IRELAND

WORLD

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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.

INNOVATION

PARTING SHOT

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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.  [earth.nullschool.net]

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