This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
OK
Dublin: 11 °C Thursday 21 February, 2019
Advertisement

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Culture Minister hits back at Archbishop of Dublin, Fianna Fáil announces support for President Michael D Higgins and US Supreme Court upholds Trump’s travel ban – it’s the Evening Fix.

NEED TO CATCH up? TheJournal.ie brings you a roundup of today’s news.

IRELAND

6314 Heatwaves_90547949 Jenny Hutchinson from Dublin tries to encourage her dog Harry into the Blessington Reservoir in County Wicklow to cool off Source: Eamonn Farrell via RollingNews.ie

  • Culture Minister Josepha Madigan has hit back at Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin after he accused her of being ”deeply disrespectful” to her parishioners.
  • Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has confirmed that his party will not be fielding a candidate to challenge President Michael D Higgins should he decide to seek a second term in office.
  • Independent TD Michael Lowry and his refrigeration company have been fined a total of €25,000 for tax offences.
  • Cabinet has given approval to allow the drafting of a Bill which will allow some same-sex couples to both legally declare parentage of a child.
  • The HSE spent approximately €800,501 every day last year on agency nurses and locum doctors, new figures show.
  • Irish Ferries has cancelled all sailings of one of its cruise ferries on the Dublin-Holyhead route until further notice due to a technical fault.
  • A Condition Red danger warning for forest fires has been issued by the Department of Agriculture in advance of further high temperatures this week.
  • The former wife of a man accused of infecting her with HIV has agreed under cross-examination that she had sex with him in a hotel last May.

WORLD

Summer weather June 26th 2018 Victor the Polar Bear enjoys a dip in the water at Yorkshire Wildlife Park Source: Danny Lawson via PA Images

#TRUMP: The US Supreme Court has upheld president Donald Trump’s controversial ban on travellers from five mostly Muslim countries.

#BREXIT: A bill enacting Britain’s decision to leave the European Union has become law after months of debate, the House of Commons speaker announced this afternoon, to cheers from eurosceptic lawmakers.

#FRANCE: A French couple living in London who murdered their au pair have been sentenced to life in prison with a minimum of 30 years.

#LAWSUIT: Apollo 11 moonwalker Buzz Aldrin is suing two of his children and a former business manager.

PARTING SHOT

A complaint to the Advertising Standards Authority Ireland (ASAI) about a “filtered and photoshopped image” of blogger Rosie Connolly has been upheld as it was found to be misleading.

The same person made two complaints to the advertising watchdog – one on Rimmel Ireland’s Facebook page and the other on Connolly’s Instagram page.

The full story can be read here.

  • Share on Facebook
  • Email this article
  •  

Read next:

COMMENTS

    Trending Tags