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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.


106 Ryan show at Airport Ryan Tubridy with 6-months-old Lily Cains as her family wait in Dublin Airport for relatives to arrive home for Christmas. Source: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall Ireland

  • A man in his 30s is in a critical condition after being shot a number of times in Waterford this afternoon.
  • A man has been arrested by detectives investigating the deaths of two people at a flat in Kinnaird Close in north Belfast.
  • Former Irish Defence Forces soldier Lisa Smith, who is to be tried on a charge of membership of the terrorist organisation Isis, has yet to take up bail granted by the courts last week.
  • Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said he is “annoyed” that former TD Dara Murphy is refusing to take part in an investigation relating to his Dáil attendance and expenses.
  • A High Court judge has granted an injunction to restrain protesters from interfering with the fitting out of asylum seeker accommodation in Co Leitrim.
  • A Sinn Féin MEP  has accused Micheál Martin and Fianna Fáil of “deeply concerning” rhetoric in “dismissing” calls for a United Ireland.
  • A Cork man arrested in Hungary last week on foot of a European Arrest Warrant (EAW) in connection with alleged offences related to child sex abuse images in Co Kerry, was remanded in custody today, after a bench warrant for his arrest was executed before a special sitting of Limerick Circuit Court.
  • The HSE has been ordered to pay €30,000 in compensation to eight nurses over its failure to publish a report into their bullying claims – five and a half years after the complaints were first lodged.


caroline-flack-charged-with-assault Caroline Flack leaving Highbury Corner Magistrates' Court where she pleaded not guilty to assaulting boyfriend Lewis Burton. Source: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire/PA Images

#GERMANY: A teenage boy missing for more than two years has been found by German police in the cupboard of a suspected paedophile. 

#SAUDI ARABIA Five people have been sentenced to death over the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey last year.

#MAXED OUT Boeing Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg has resigned from his position as a result of the ongoing 737 MAX scandal.


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