NEED TO CATCH up? TheJournal.ie brings you a roundup of today’s news.
A Garda stands in the alley off Glasnevin Avenue today where a shooter is believed to have accidentally shot himself in the leg. (Liam McBurney/PA Wire)
- Two men were hurt – one seriously – in a shooting which went awry in Dublin.
- Hospital doctors are preparing to go on strike over chaotic working hours.
- Peats ‘World of Electronics’ has closed down with immediate effect.
- Bus Éireann is investigating a report that a woman was trapped in a luggage hold of a bus.
- Gardaí are trying to identify the last movements of the man found in a Dublin waste truck.
- A lack of information about the deaths of 53 asylum seekers has been criticised as ‘shambolic’
- Breakaway Fine Gael TDs have been foiled in their attempt to form a Dáil technical group.
- The list of the biggest selling brands in the Irish grocery market has been released.
- The workplace smoking ban hasn’t stopped workers smoking.
- Bomb squads were deployed to Donegal and Dublin after viable explosive devices were found.
A firefighter at the edge of the wildfire near Yosemite National Park. (AP Photo/Jae C Hong)
#SYRIA: John Kerry has warned the Syrian regime that there will be “consequences” for the use of chemical weapons.
#WILDFIRE: Firefighters are battling to contain a wildfire blaze at Yosemite National Park in California. [LA Times]
#PARK AND RIDE: Switzerland’s first sex drive-in opened this evening.
- Facebook has unveiled shared photo albums to allow multiple user to upload images to the same album. [Mashable]
- Apple’s iPhone 5C doesn’t officially exist yet, but CNET details what’s actually known about the new smartphone. [CNET]
- Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak says Microsoft is resting on its laurels. Ouch. [BBC]
US Supreme Court judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg is 80 years old – but in this interview, she explains why she plans to remain a judge as long as her health and intellect remain strong. [New York Times]