NEED TO CATCH up? TheJournal.ie brings you a round-up of today’s news…
‘Pyromancer’ performs at Merrion Square in Dublin today.
- Orange Order July 12th marches took place
- The PSNI investigated 3 stabbings
- There was a large turnout for a Gaza rally in Dublin
- And a slightly smaller turnout for a pro-Garth Brooks one
- Richie Boucher confirmed he has been diagnosed with cancer
- Margaretta D’Arcy launched a prison protest
- Jimmy Deenihan announced some interesting plans
- The Greyhound dispute rumbled on
- Missing woman Nollaig O’Connor was found
- And some idiots have been pointing lasers at Air Corps ambulances
Smoke rises after a cargo crossing between Israel and Gaza was shelled today.
#GAZA STRIP: The death toll from the conflict topped 125
#UKRAINE: President Poroshenko vowed reprisal for yesterday’s rebel attacks
#FRANCE: Ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy is facing fresh corruption claims
#SPAIN: Three people were injured in Pamplona‘s ‘running of the bulls‘
- Buzz Aldrin‘s been talking about the time he saw a UFO. Disappointly, he didn’t encounter any aliens. [Huffington Post]
- And did you know drone photography’s on the rise? Some of the results are stunning… [BBC]
Tommy Ramone — the last surviving original member of The Ramones — has died, it was confirmed today.
Born Erdelyi Tamas in Budapest in 1949, he was a founding member of the ‘band of brothers’ alongside Johnny, Joey and Dee Dee.
As Tommy Ramone, he played on the band’s first three albums 1976’s Ramones, and 1977’s Leave Home and Rocket to Russia — later returning to work with them as a producer in the 1980s for Too Tough to Die.
Here he is out from behind the skins — singing the group’s classic Rockaway Beach for a Time Out series on the 100 best New York songs…