NEED TO CATCH up? TheJournal.ie brings you a roundup of today’s news…
Taoiseach and Fine Gael leader Enda Kenny at a Fine Gael-organised public information meeting on the Seanad referendum. Pic: Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland.
- The funeral of Chloe Kinsella took place in Limerick.
- Priory Hall residents are considering a deal they were offered today.
- There were 11 breaches of patient data at HSE hospitals in six months this year.
- Sinéad O’Connor wrote a letter to a TD who called her ‘mad as a brush‘ – and he apologised.
- Footage of the suspected bomber of the Derry council office was released.
- Three thousand Junior Doctors are gearing up for industrial action in 51 hospitals tomorrow.
- There are fears that the European Parliament could vote to reduce the size of health warnings on cigarette packets.
- Ireland has the highest fertility rate in the European Union, new figures show.
- The first case of deadly ash dieback has been found in a native Irish hedgerow.
- The Attorney General is to review the decision not to prosecute Gerry Adams over allegations of withholding information.
- Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said there won’t be a re-run of the Seanad referendum. [RTE.ie]
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.
#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]
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- 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]
- Are dogs just like humans? A new MRI study of canines shows that they could be rather like children…
How many people watched Love/Hate last night? Quite a few, as it turns out.