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Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

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


Cookstown incident PSNI officers at the Greenvale Hotel in Cookstown, Co Tyrone where three young people have died Source: Liam McBurney via PA Images

  • Three teenagers have died and three people are receiving treatment in hospital, after an incident at a hotel in Tyrone yesterday evening.
  • Gardaí have said a body has been found as part of their search for a missing mother-of-three.
  • A man died in a road crash in Tallaght, Dublin this morning. 
  • Two men died in a road crash near Carlingford just after 12.30am this morning. 
  • An 82-year-old ex-US marine was one to two ex-US servicemen refused bail today concerning an alleged security breach at Shannon Airport yesterday. 
  • A new intelligence unit to assess threats to State will be set up by the end of the year, according to the Taoiseach.
  • The Department of Agriculture has launched a tender worth €80,000 for the provision of 75,000 pet passports
  • Irish Defence Forces members have been honoured for their peacekeeping roles in south Lebanon at a special medal ceremony.


Netherlands Shooting Dutch counter terrorism police prepare to enter a house after a shooting incident in Utrecht, Netherlands Source: Peter Dejong via PA Images

#UTRECHT: Dutch police have arrested a suspect following a shooting in the city of Utrecht this morning.

#BREXIT: The speaker of the House of Commons has said Prime Minister Theresa May cannot have another meaningful vote on the Brexit deal without changes.

#WARNER BROS: Warner Bros chief Kevin Tsujihara has stepped down from the studio following claims that he promised roles to an actress with whom he was having an affair.

#YELLOW VEST: The top police chief in Paris has been fired following another weekend of rioting in the capital during “yellow vest” protests.


Three people died following a shooting in the city of Utrecht this morning, according to the Utrecht police chief.

One social media user posted an image she drew in response to the attack. 

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