NEED TO CATCH up? TheJournal.ie brings you a roundup of today’s news…
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- A 24-YEAR-old man has drowned in Co Donegal this afternoon.
- The controversial Orange Order parade was stopped from passing through Ardoyne. [RTÉ]
- The death of a dissident republican in Athy, Co Kildare has been upgraded to murder.
- GPs have said government funding is not a problem, but how its spent is. [RTÉ]
- Investigations continue into shooting of a man, 20, in Cork City overnight.
- Beaumont Hospital’s CJD hotline received 40 calls today compared to 1,300 yesterday.
- Minister Simon Coveney says he doesn’t like fur farming but he has no plans to ban it.
- Two women were arrested last night after a man, 37, was stabbed on Dublin’s quays.
- PSNI seek male teen after a 19-year-old girl suffered a serious sexual assault in Co Down this morning.
- Over €9,000 was spent on redesigning and upgrading the Taoiseach’s website.
- Gardaí are treating a fire on a trawler at Howth pier as suspicious.
- If tomorrow, Monday and Tuesday stay above 26 degrees we can say we have a ‘heatwave’ on our hands.
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#ITALY: An Italian court has jailed five Costa Concordia employees over the shipwreck disaster.
#DUBAI: A woman in Dubai was given a 16 month jail sentence for having sex outside marriage after reporting a rape.
#BEIJING: A man in a wheelchair injures himself after he detonates a device at a Beijing airport.
#INDIA: Insecticide has been found in the meal that killed 23 Indian pupils.
#PORTUGAL: Portugal’s three main parties fail to reach a bailout deal and crisis talks breakdown.
- Disney defends cost of new Infinity game that encourages its users to buy add-ons. [BBC]
- A Big Mac-style index for gamers, which shows Denmark is the best place to be a gamer. [Buzzfeed]
The British comic and actor Mel Smith has died from a heart attack aged 60.