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.
PARTING SHOTSource: Line/YouTube
“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.