NEED TO CATCH up? TheJournal.ie brings you a round-up of today’s news.
- The funeral of Vincent Ryan was held in Dublin. The 26-year-old was killed as part of a gangland feud.
- Love/Hate actor Stephen Clinch was jailed for armed robbery.
- Sinn Féin will propose Gerry Adams as Taoiseach when the Dáil meets on Thursday.
- Fifty years after Nelson’s Pillar was blown up, the man who did it says he’d no regrets.
- Danny Healy-Rae’s seat on Kerry County Council will be filled by his daughter, Maura.
- There’s no end in sight to the Luas pay dispute.
- A garda who suffered psychological problems after a prisoner rubbed faeces on his own face was awarded €35,000.
- New car sales have jumped by over a third compared to last year.
- An Irish family was ordered to pay a Spanish au pair nearly €10,000.
- On International Women’s Day, a new mural of women from the 1916 Rising appeared on George’s St in Dublin.
#MIDDLE-EAST: A Palestinian man went on a stabbing spree along Tel Aviv’s waterfront, leaving an American tourist dead and 12 people wounded.
#SHIPPED OUT: An Egyptian student who wrote on Facebook that he’d be willing to serve a life sentence for killing Donald Trump has agreed to leave the United States.
#MARIJUANA: The Liberal Democrats in the UK backed a report that looked at the feasibility of legalising cannabis.
- The founder of controversial internet image-board site 4chan has officially joined Google.
- Some of the biggest names in tech including Tim Cook, Larry Page and Sean Parker have been discussing how to stop Donald Trump.
“What has been the biggest change in your life and how did you deal with it?”
That question was put to passers-by in Dublin recently and yielded some beautiful responses.