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NEED TO CATCH up? TheJournal.ie brings you a round-up of today’s news…
An Ireland fan celebrates ©INPHO/James Crombie
- Brian O’Driscoll & co. sealed a Six Nations Championship win
- Rehab criticised the chairman of the PAC
- A woman was killed in a Tallaght shotgun attack
- A toddler died, after a road crash in Laois
- Two people were arrested over a Belfast murder
- The body of a missing student was found in Limerick
- There was an arson attack in Carrickfergus
- There was more controversy over the NYC Paddy’s Day parade
- John Favreau (not that one) spoke in Dublin
- A minister discussed LGBT issues in Moscow
- And Phantom FM‘s former staff have been looking back on its history…
A woman reads messages and well wishes to people missing aboard flight MH370 [Wong Maye-E/AP/PA Images]
#MISSING PLANE: Malaysia’s Prime Minister said the missing Malaysia Airlines jet had been deliberately diverted, after its communications systems were disabled.
#UNITED NATIONS: There was a blow for Russia as China abstained from a vote on a UN resolution criticising tomorrow’s Crimea referendum.
#THREE YEARS ON: It was the third anniversary of the start of the Syrian Civil War.
- €400 for a deluxe juicer? Irish consumers are snapping them up online, apparently.
- A ‘Hitchhiker’s Guide’-type ‘Babelfish‘ could be the next big thing on the web, according to one expert [TheGuardian]
- And it turns out Bill Gates isn’t a big fan of Edward Snowden [Huffington Post]
Cian Healy is the new Ellen DeGeneres. In one, very limited sense. Check out the Leinster star’s on-field selfie from the aftermath of today’s edge-of-seat Paris victory:
[Cian Healy via Twitter]