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Dublin: 11 °C Saturday 22 October, 2016

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

A road accident, a new poll and a strong gardaí presence in Dublin.

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


gerry adams playing hurling Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams at Naomh Fionnbarra GAA Club in Cabra Source: Sam Boal/


Winter weather Feb 13th 2016 Remember this? Areas of west London were flooded today after the River Thames burst its banks at high tide Source: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

#UNITED KINGDOM: English police have said that they have arrested a teenager on hacking charges. 

#UNITED STATES: A campaign ad for Ted Cruz has been pulled after it was revealed that it featured a softcore porn actress. 

#RUSSIA: The country has said that a ‘new cold war’ could be on the horizon after facing accusations of bombing civilians in Syria. 


  • A Lego-based innovation means that children are now able to customise their prosthetic arms. 
  • In case you missed it, setting your iPhone or iPad back to 1 January 1970 can cause it to get permanently stuck when trying to boot back up.  [The Guardian]


Looking forward to Valentine’s Day tomorrow? Regardless if you are or not, you will be able to appreciate the fact that Victorians used to mark the occasion by sending cards slagging each other off. Buzzfeed has a rundown of them. [Buzzfeed]

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