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Dublin: 11 °C Saturday 23 February, 2019

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

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


8326 Vicky Phelan_90562609 Campaigner Vicky Phelan speaking at #FemFest Source: Sam Boal via

  • A woman in her late 40s has died following a house fire in Co Galway. 
  • The PSNI has confirmed the identity of the man who was shot dead in Co Down last night as 37-year-old Wayne Boylan
  • A man and a woman have been arrested in Dublin following a search operation in which drugs with an estimated street value of €500k were seized. 
  • Emergency services in Co Laois were called to the scene of a fire at a pub in Ballacolla village in the early hours of the morning. 
  • Gardaí are investigating an incident in which a youth was allegedly assaulted and threatened by two men with what’s believed to be a knife.
  • Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is to meet opposition party leaders next week to brief them on contingency plans for a no-deal Brexit
  • New stats released this week revealed a big jump in the amount of produce from the Irish dairy industry of late.
  • A young teenager questioned twice in relation to Kinahan murders and suspected of being a “driver for hire” has received the benefit of at least 10 juvenile liaison has learned.


News: Women's March Marchers during the 2019 Women's March in Washington Source: SIPA USA/PA Images

#NOT ACCURATE: Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s office said a BuzzFeed article alleging that US President Donald Trump directed his former lawyer to lie to Congress is “not accurate”. 

#FRANCE: France’s yellow vests took to the streets today for a 10th straight weekend of anti-government protests.

#RAPE: Australian police have charged a man with the rape and murder of Israeli student Aiia Maasarwe.


Actor Windsor Davies, star of It Ain’t Half Hot Mum, has died aged 88

Here’s a clip of Whispering Grass, the number one hit he and his co-star Don Estelle had:

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