NEED TO CATCH up? TheJournal.ie brings you a round-up of today’s news…
- The Irish Mail on Sunday has commissioned radar tests on the site of an alleged mass grave in Tuam.
- Frances Fitzgerald also confirmed she has asked gardaí for a report on any information they have about it.
- Standard and Poor’s restored our A credit rating.
- Enda Kenny’s office has received the report on alleged bugging at the GSOC office – but he hasn’t seen it yet.
- Further strikes have been threatened by Aer Lingus workers.
- The Cooke report on alleged bugging at GSOC‘s office has been handed to the Taoiseach’s office. [RTÉ]
- A report found University Hospital Limerick‘s emergency department is not fit for purpose.
- The HSE said it never asked people to prove they still had lifelong conditions.
- Ireland is the only country that refused to allow Vodafone publish data on mobile phone surveillance by the State.
- Independent councillor Christy Burke was elected as Dublin’s Lord Mayor.
- South County Dublin’s new mayor said he was proud to be an openly LGBT mayor.
#INDIA: Ten people were wounded when a massive sword fight broke out at a temple.
- Google unveiled its new tablet which can sense its surroundings.
- Tetris is 30 today and TIME has an interview with its creator Alexey Pajitnov. [TIME]
- Researchers found evidence of the world that crashed into Earth to form the Moon. [BBC]
First published 9pm