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Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Here’s what had people talking today.

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

Pope Francis visit to Ireland Religious statues on sale in the small village of Knock Source: Niall Carson/PA Images


  • Statues of former Barack Obama and his wife Michelle were unveiled at a plaza named after the former US President near his ancestral home in Offaly.
  • Taylor Swift’s concerts at Croke Park were revealed to have had the biggest cost for policing of a private event by gardaí so far this year.

Spain Suspect Shot Catalan police officers cordon off the area near a police station, following an attack in Cornella de Llobregat near Barcelona, on Monday Source: PA Images



Tens of thousands of prospective students received their first round offers from the Central Applications Office this morning.

We had career guidance specialist Andree Harpur and DCUSU vice president for welfare and equality Aisling Fagan in studio with for a CAO Facebook Live.

Andreee and Aisling answered live viewer questions, analysed this year’s points and gave future students some tips on how to get settled into third level life, all of which you can look at here.

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