NEED TO CATCH up? TheJournal.ie brings you a round-up of today’s news…
(Image: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland)
- The Garda Ombudsman‘s office said its database was not compromised but it regrets not disclosing results of a security sweep to the Minister for Justice.
- The body of a tourist was found off the Cork coast and the man’s friend is still missing tonight.
- Seán Quinn thought Anglo was a ‘marvellous institution’ and admitted he was involved in spending money stupidly.
- A teenager has been arrested in Offaly after an assault on a man in his 50s.
- SIPTU members at Dublin and Cork airports voted in favour of strike action.
- A 31-year-old man has been charged in connection with the death of a man in his 60s at a flat in Terenure, Dublin, at the weekend.
- Kenny Egan was confirmed as a Fine Gael candidate for the upcoming local elections.
- Storm damage in Clare will cost €36.8 million to fix.
- Three music companies have brought legal action against UPC in order to stop users illegally downloading music. [Irish Times]
- 50 new jobs were announced at a pharmaceutical company in the Midlands.
RNLI volunteers in Morecambe rescue a cow that got stuck in the mud on a river bank (Image: RNLI/Morecambe)
#RIVERS RUN HIGH: The UK is facing another fresh storm which is set to batter much of Britain tonight and early tomorrow, with the Thames reaching one of its highest levels.
#AUSTRALIA: A 14-year-old girl was gang-raped by six men at a park in Sydney, with police in the area today launching an urgent appeal for information.
#LONDON: A Belfast man has been sentenced to three years in prison for threatening to kill Prince Harry.
#SWITZERLAND: The European Union has warned that a decision in Switzerland to restrict EU immigration will cause problems. [AFP]
- Did you miss out on the chance to download Flappy Bird before it was taken down from the app stores? Fear not, dear readers, here are some other additive games to fill the void.
- The United Arab Emirates plans to use drones which use retina-scanning technology to deliver government mail.
Photographer Marcin Lewandowski took these incredible and quite haunting photos of the powerful swell that hit Mizen Head on Saturday.
First published 9pm.