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Dublin: 9 °C Thursday 26 April, 2018

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Snow, a stabbing in Clare and Vladimir Putin had everyone talking today.

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


LR SNOW SCENES 758A7388 Sheep at a farm in Rosetown, Co Kildare, pictured in the snow today. Source: Eamonn Farrell/


Russians Go To The Polls For The Presidential Election Russian President Vladimir Putin voting today. Source: Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images

#RUSSIA: Vladimir Putin won Russia’s presidential election with almost 74% of the vote, according to an official exit poll.

#UK: The head of the British parliament’s media committee accused Facebook of misleading lawmakers by downplaying the risk of users’ data being shared without their consent.

#SYRIA: A Syrian refugee spoke to us about why he fled his home country to start a new life in Ireland.


Ireland rugby caption Rory Best was a very happy man as the team arrived home after being crowned Grand Slam champions in Twickenham yesterday.

Rory Best Rory Best Source: Dan Sheridan/INPHO

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