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Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s been talking about that shocking death in Limerick, Ireland’s doctors and what’s happening in the Ukraine.

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

Dublin Bay Prawn Festival Retired local fisherman Michael Doran offers Sammy the dog the leftovers of his prawn lunch at the Dublin Bay Prawn Festival in Howth today. Source: Brian Lawless/PA Wire/Press Association Images

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INTERNATIONAL

Titanic letter up for auction Source: PA Wire/Press Association Images

#TITANIC A letter written by a Titanic passenger on the day it sank has sold for £119,000 at an auction in London.

#UKRAINE: The Pope has joined calls from Russia and the US for more efforts to be made to de-escalate the crisis in the Ukraine.

#WAR Five NATO soldiers perished in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan.

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PARTING SHOT

Kevin Breen captured this beautiful view from the Wellington Monument by using a DJI Phantom 2 Quadcopter with a GoPro Hero 3 camera.

“Whittled it down from 14 mins of footage, edited it at half-speed, added suitably beautiful baroque music and hey presto,” he told TheJournal.ie.

See the final product here.

Source: Kevin Breen/YouTube

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