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Dublin: 17 °C Thursday 19 April, 2018

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Woman’s body found in Limerick, Ryanair to recognise unions and royal wedding date announced.

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


0368 St Marys Mansions flats_90532199 Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy at a redevelopment of St. Mary’s Mansions in Dublin. Source:


Bonhams Prints and Multiples Three Banksy prints in London gallery Bonhams Prints and Multiples. Source: Victoria Jones/PA Images

#AMSTERDAM: Dutch police shot a man at Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam after he made threats with a knife.

#NUPTIALS: Kensington Palace confirmed the date of the marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will be on 19 May.

#DUSTIN HOFFMAN: Another three women have accused actor Dustin Hoffman of sexual misconduct.


Source: RTÉ Radio 1/SoundCloud

There was a curious portion of RTÉ’s Liveline today when an elderly man went on to say he was planning to marry his “best friend” so that his friend would avoid tax upon inheriting the house from him.

Have a listen yourself to see what you think, meet Matt and his future husband Michael.

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