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Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Eighth Amendment referendum, Irish rugby players on trial for rape and an arrest in Irene White murder case.

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


0107 Oireachtas Votail100_90535640 The Oireachtas launches Votáil 100 to mark a century of woman's suffrage. Source:


Royal visit to Scandinavia - Day One British royals Prince William the Duchess of Cambridge meet a child's hockey team in Sweden. Source: Arthur Edwards/PA Images

#CHILD ABUSE: Former Glee actor Mark Salling, who recently plead guilty to possessing child pornography, has been found dead in the US.

#MONKEY TESTING: Car-maker Volkswagen has suspended a senior employee over claims that researchers tested diesel fumes on monkeys locked in a chamber.

#GOOD INNINGS: A Spanish village is in mourning following the death of a retired farmer billed as “the world’s oldest man”.

#CHRIS PARKER: A homeless man hailed as a hero for apparently coming to the aid of victims of the Manchester Arena terror attack has been jailed for more than four years today, after admitting to robbing them.


A Canadian tourist is looking for a Coppers Gold Card after she got a tattoo of the coordinates of the famed Dublin nightspot on the back of her neck.

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