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Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Everyone’s talking about Ebola, HSE waiting lists, and The Wind.

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


Austria President Visit. Arriving to Ara President Michael D. Higgins in Dublin to greet Austrian President Dr Heinz Fischer, along with Sabina Higgins (far L) and Margit Fischer (far R) Mark Stedman / Photocall Ireland Mark Stedman / Photocall Ireland / Photocall Ireland


Turkey Syria The flag of the Islamic State group flies over the town of Kobani, Syria, on the border with Turkey AP / Press Association Images AP / Press Association Images / Press Association Images

#EBOLA: It was confirmed that a Spanish nurse is the first person ever to be infected with Ebola outside Africa.

#PLANTING THEIR FLAG: The Islamic State group has been battling Kurdish fighters at the strategically important town of Kobani, on the border of Syria and Turkey. (Guardian)

#TROLLING: A woman suspected of abusing Kate and Gerry McCann online, and confronted on camera by Sky News, was found dead in a hotel in the city of Leicester.

#BETTER TOGETHER: A Norwegian husband and wife were among a team of three neuroscientists awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine.

#ON TRIAL: British millionaire Shrien Dewani pleaded not guilty to murdering his wife Anni on their honeymoon in South Africa in 2010.



Bill Murray, in combat shorts, smoking and singing along to Bob Dylan. While trying to water a plant. Strange and beautiful.

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