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Dublin: 11 °C Friday 28 November, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Everyone’s been talking about new taping revelations in the du Plantier murder case, the mass shooting in Texas… and Enda’s chess moves at Ryanair.

Updated at 11.35pm

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

Source: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland... Mural at a building in Grand Canal Dock, Dublin

IRELAND

  • Details emerged of 133 garda recordings in the du Plantier murder case 
  • ten-year-old boy died after being hit by a car
  • There were two separate appeals for missing men
  • The Taoiseach said he was very popular altogether
  • HIQA was critical of a disability care unit
  • The PAC said Angela Kerins was still expected to appear next week
  • special toilet was used for a man to pass cannabis pellets
  • Trinity College got a new temporary gate
  • An Irish restaurant was named in the world’s top 100
  • Ryanair promised 200 new jobs 
  • And Enda and Michael had the craic 

 

16-year-old Ella Birchenough was rescued by firefighters in Dover, Kent after becoming stuck in a drain [Tim Richards/PA Wire]

WORLD

#USA: There was another mass shooting at Fort Hood, Texas

#AUSTRALIA: Officials said they’d look for MH370 ’till Hell freezes over’

#LA: Nigella Lawson was prevented from flying, because of her cocaine confession

INNOVATION

PARTING SHOT

That Bill Murray, always up to Bill Murray things…

Here he is Bill Murraying around on the Letterman show — taking a selfie with Lady Gaga, amongst other things (it was on his bucket list, apparently).



(Youtube: Late Show with David Letterman)

Note: We included that clip in our early edition of the news fix, published at 9pm. That was before the news broke that Letterman’s to quit his long-running show next year.

Spooky.

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