NEED TO CATCH up? TheJournal.ie brings you a roundup of today’s news.
Family flowers on the coffin of Seamus Heaney. (Liam McBurney/PA Wire)
- Junior doctors voted overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action.
- Seamus Heaney’s funeral took place in Dublin.
- An Irish producer being held by Egyptian police was released.
- Bord Gáis prices are set to rise from next month.
- Ivan Yates has been speaking about his bankruptcy.
- Car sales went up in August.
- Poor people are 70 per cent more likely to get types of cancer.
- Sean O’Rourke and Pat Kenny went head to head for the first time.
- Diarmuid Martin dismissed suggestions he’s moving to the Vatican.
- A man pulled a knife on gardaí at a Dublin post office this morning.
- Dublin city’s newest bridge has been named.
(Dave Thompson/PA Wire)
#SYRIA: A French intelligence report says the Syrian regime was solely responsible for a deadly chemical weapons attack.
#MEGA BUCKS: Vodafone has sold its stake in US company Verizon for $130 billion.
#TRIAL: Coronation Street actor Michael Le Vell appeared in court facing charges of rape and indecent assault of a child.
#INVESTIGATION: A 1-year-old baby in a buggy was shot dead in New York City.
- They’re looking increasingly more likely – so here’s what Apple, Samsung, Google and Microsoft are doing about smartwatches. [Guardian]
- Two Danish architects have come up with this insane/practical/imaginative concept for narrow apartments to fill the tiny gaps between existing buildings. [Dezeen]
- A Facebook flaw allowed hackers to delete posted photos [CNET]