NEED TO CATCH up? TheJournal.ie brings you a roundup of today’s news.
Gardaí police a march marking the first anniversary of the murder of Real IRA leader Alan Ryan in Dublin. (Image: Leon Farrell)
- A man was crushed by a forklift at a waste facility in Ballymount, Dublin.
- Two hundred people joined a memorial march for Real IRA boss Alan Ryan in Donaghmede.
- The body of a man was recovered off Howth Head during the search for a missing angler.
- Former Fianna Fáil TD Chris Andrews has officially joined Sinn Féin.
- Police in Belfast urged calm as loyalist paramilitaries threatened school students.
- The bereaved partner of Priory Hall resident Fiachra Daly has asked Enda Kenny not to let him die in vain.
- The Tánaiste believes that a UK exit from the EU would be bad for British-Irish relations.
Police hold back the English Defence League (EDL) march near Tower Bridge in London despite them losing a High Court battle over where they are allowed to demonstrate. (Lewis Whyld/PA Wire)
#DOWN UNDER: Conservative leader Tony Abbott has won the Australian election. Meanwhile, Julian Assange’s Wikileaks Party was beaten by the Australian Motoring Enthusiasts Party in Victoria and the Australian Sex Party nationally.
#SYRIA: EU foreign ministers have agreed that Bashar Assad was behind the 21 August chemical attack on civilians.
#FACEBOOK: A second man has been arrested in England over Facebook posts about the rape trial of Coronation Street actor Michael Le Vell.
#TRESPASSING: Two men were arrested in London after one of them is said to have climbed the fence to get into Buckingham Palace.
- A new person starts in the office. They need the passwords to EVERYTHING. Some former Googlers have decided to make a business out of that. [TechCrunch]
- NASA launched an unmanned mission to the Moon in an attempt to learn more about pesky moondust.
Do left-handed people really die younger? It has been suggested. Yikes! Hannah Barnes investigates the often-quoted statistic that right-handed people live on average nine years longer than their left-handed peers. [BBC News]
Death by ink poisoning, maybe?