NEED TO CATCH up? TheJournal.ie brings you a round-up of today’s news…
- A review of the Tuam babies allegations will include an investigation of other mother and baby homes across the country.
- Meanwhile, TDs have called for the mass grave at Tuam to be declared a crime scene.
- Two motorcyclists were killed in a crash in Co Clare.
- An expert group has been appointed to decide what should make someone automatically entitled to a medical card.
- Residents at this Dublin estate were not happy with water meter workers leaving a footpath almost completely blocked.
- Martin Earley was found not guilty of the murder of Sandra Collins in 2000 because of insufficient evidence. [RTÉ]
- Staff at a Cork office were made redundant and then asked to train their replacements.
- New information has been given to gardaí about abuse allegations against a former Gaeltacht teacher.
- Seanad leader Maurice Cummins claimed a conflict of interest would prevent a Fianna Fáil senator from serving on the banking inquiry – then withdrew it.
- The Rehab Group lost a case against the state for winding down its charitable lotteries scheme.
- The number of people on the Live Register has fallen by 1,600.
#CANADA: A manhunt is still underway after three police officers in New Brunswick were shot dead and two others were injured. [Associated Press]
- This ‘human-like’ robot actually understands how you feel.
- Gizmodo took a look at what’s actually changed, one year on from the Edward Snowden leaks.
Jon Rafman spends hours searching through Google Street View to find weird and wonderful moments captured by its cameras around the world. Business Insider has this beautiful and sometimes eerie selection.
First published 9pm