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Dublin: 11 °C Monday 22 December, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s been talking about the memorial service for ‘Madiba’, new Church abuse reports and budget overruns at the HSE…

Updated at 11.12pm

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

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[Image: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall Ireland]

IRELAND

WORLD

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Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu and former Irish President Mary Robinson arrive at the  FNB Stadium in Soweto [Image: Ben Curtis/AP/Press Association Images]

INTERNATIONAL

#SOUTH AFRICA: “He was not a bust made of marble. He was a man made of flesh and blood”: The world paid tribute at the State Memorial Service for Nelson Mandela

#US-CUBA: Barack Obama and Raul Castro engaged in a historic handshake

#MALI: French troops killed 19 Islamist militants as violence escalated in northern Mali

INNOVATION

PARTING SHOT

Perhaps an unfortunate seating position for George W. Bush…

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[Image: Matt Dunham/AP/Press Association Images]

First posted at 9.03pm

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