NEED TO CATCH up? TheJournal.ie brings you a round-up of today’s news.
- Home Sweet Home activists vowed to defy a court order telling them to leave Apollo House.
- The family of injured student Kym Owens have spoken about the mystery surrounding her case.
- Two weather warnings have been issued across Ireland as communities brace themselves for snow and ice.
- Bus Éireann says it will keep its Expressway services but more than 500 jobs remain under threat.
- Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern has said that DUP leader Arlene Foster is “crazy and dangerous” to question power sharing.
- The mother of a young girl who suffers from Dravet’s syndrome protested outside the Dáil about a lack of treatment.
- An American woman is in hospital after being attacked and robbed in Dalkey.
- Entertainer Twink has avoided having her home sold by a bank after she paid off €18,000 in arrears.
- A Dublin teenager who spent almost €20,000 that was mistakenly lodged into his account by his employer has been jailed for theft.
#PRESIDENT-ELECT: Donald Trump has dismissed a dossier with allegations about him as a “phony report”, labelling new organisations who reported it as “fake news”.
#FINAL ACTS: US President Barack Obama is reported to be considering reducing Chelsea Manning’s prison sentence.
#UK: A 15-year-old girl has been charged with the murder of seven-year-old Katie Rough in York.
PARTING SHOTSource: IDFA/YouTube
Headfort boarding school just outside Kells, Co Meath is the only primary-age boarding school in Ireland. It’s now the subject of an interesting new documentary that’s heading to the Sundance Film Festival.