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Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

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


LR GARDA FUNERAL_I2A1065 The coffin of Detective Garda Colm Horkan being carried into St James' Church in Charlestown, Co Mayo Source: Leon Farrell via

  • Health officials have confirmed that no further people have died with Covid-19 in Ireland.
  • The funeral of Detective Garda Colm Horkan has taken place today in Charlestown, Co Mayo. 
  • A woman has died after being assaulted with a sword in Dublin 15 this morning. 
  • Green Party leader Eamon Ryan has rejected a call from his Northern Ireland counterpart to renegotiate the draft programme for government. 
  • Senior republican Bobby Storey has died, Sinn Féin has announced.
  • A proposed new housing development near the Phoenix Park in Dublin poses a threat to the security of President Michael D Higgins, the OPW and gardaí have warned.
  • The National Lottery has has confirmed that the winning ticket of last night’s €6.9 million jackpot was sold in Co Cork. 
  • Gardaí in Dublin have seized €340,000 worth of cannabis from an abandoned van in Dublin 15. 


featureimage Mount Merapi spews volcanic materials during an eruption today Source: Slamet Riyadi via PA Images

#READING: Three people have died and another three are seriously injured after multiple stabbings at a park in Reading in the UK, Thames Valley Police have confirmed.

#NEW CASES: China and South Korea have reported new coronavirus cases in outbreaks that threaten to set back their recovery.

#TOM PETTY: The family of late singer Tom Petty have objected to US President Donald Trump’s use of the song I Won’t Back Down at a rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma last night. 

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So, it’s looking like we could be heading for a three-party coalition, a tripartite government as Micheál Martin put it during the week.

It got us thinking about other Irish trios and threesomes and how much we knew about them.

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