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Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Everybody’s talking about Priory Hall, breaches in patient data and Gerry Adams.

NEED TO CATCH up? TheJournal.ie brings you a roundup of today’s news…

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Taoiseach and Fine Gael leader Enda Kenny at a Fine Gael-organised public information meeting on the Seanad referendum. Pic: Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland.

IRISH

INTERNATIONAL

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Nobel prize winner in Medicine, Yale University professor James Rothman puts a medal around his neck given to him by his students. Rothman, 62, of Yale University, Randy Schekman, 64, of the University of California, Berkeley, and Dr Thomas Sudhof, 57, of Stanford University shared the $1.2 million prize. Pic: AP Photo/Jessica Hill

#WINNER The Nobel Prize for medicine was awarded to three researchers for cell transportation research.

#CALIFORNIA Police are investigating the death of an Irish pedestrian in a California road crash.

#SYRIA Ireland is to give an additional €3m in humanitarian aid to Syria – and the US has welcomed the country’s chemical weapons disposal.

#IRAQ A woman was caught planting a bomb near an Iraqi primary school.

#BADGERS The badger cull in England has killed fewer than half the number of badgers intended. [The Guardian]

INNOVATION



(Bot & Dolly/Vimeo)

  • The film Gravity sees Sandra Bullock and George Clooney playing two astronauts who find themselves in danger in space – and the filming of the tricky zero-gravity scenes was made possible due to these incredible robotic cameras. [Quartz]

PARTING SHOT

How many people watched Love/Hate last night? Quite a few, as it turns out.

Here’s What Happened Yesterday…>

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