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Dublin: 5 °C Sunday 20 January, 2019

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Man killed in Dundalk stabbing, the country reels from flooding and Trump’s latest target made the news today.

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


Dundalk stabbing Gardaí at the scene of the stabbing incident in Dundalk. Source: Eamonn Farrell/


Winter weather Jan 3rd 2018 Two Bearded Collies on the beach in the Ayrshire seaside town of Troon as Storm Eleanor lashed the UK. Source: John Linton/PA Images

#TRUMP CARD: Donald Trump on his former chief strategist: “When Steve Bannon was fired, he not only lost his job, he lost his mind.”

#ELEANOR: After battering Ireland, Storm Eleanor caused chaos on the continent today.

#GUILTY: A homeless man who was hailed a “hero” following the Manchester terror attack has admitted to stealing from victims at the concert.


A few years ago, Teresa Mannion stole the show with her storm coverage, but she was upstaged in a rather unusual way when covering Storm Eleanor in Galway on RTÉ’s Six One News this evening.

As she’s describing the effects of the storm, a man walks towards the camera proudly waving an upside-down American flag.

At one stage he appears to realise and tries to flip the flag the right way before it gets caught by the wind and covers his face.

Maybe he shouldn’t have bothered with that unnecessary journey.


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Sean Murray

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