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Dublin: 6 °C Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

The Irish public goes to the polls, and a 13-year-old boy charged with murder – it’s the Evening Fix.

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


Yes and No supporters turn out in numbers to vote on the proposal to repeal the Eight Amendment of the Constitution, which retricts Irish womens access to abortion facilities. Dublin, Ireland It's me, I swear: Mary Lou McDonald presenting ID at her polling station in Cabra. Source: Eamonn Farrell


NY: Harvey Weinstein leaves NYPD at Manhattan 1st Precinct in custody Harvey Weinstein being led away by police earlier today. Source: Albin Lohr-Jones SIPA USA/PA Images

#NEW YORK: Harvey Weinstein posted $1 million in bail  as he was charged with rape and other sex offences.

#ISLINGTON: A 95-year-old man was arrested in north London on suspicion of murder.

#CANADA: 15 people were injured in an Ontario restaurant explosion.


If you’re feeling very invested in tomorrow’s referendum result, spare a thought for those who are very invested in tomorrow’s referendum result and a Liverpool fan.

The team have made it to the final of the Champions League and take on the formidable Real Madrid tomorrow night in Kiev.

Our colleagues over at have put together a set of talking points on how the final will be decided. You can read them here.

(This writer can see it being 3-0 to Liverpool at half time, only for Madrid to come back to 3-3 and then win on penalties. Unprecedented stuff…)

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