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Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

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

IRELAND

Leo Varadkar visit to US - Day 4 Taoiseach Leo Varadkar during the St Patrick's Day Parade in Chicago Source: PA Wire/PA Images

INTERNATIONAL

France Protests A yellow vest protester walks past a fire on the Champs Elysee this afternoon Source: AP

PARTING SHOT

A number of Irish politicians have jetted off to locations around the world as part of the annual diplomatic effort for St Patrick’s Day.

Among them is Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform Paschal Donohoe, who is in the UK to visit Irish expats and watch some rugby.

Donohoe was also interviewed for BBC’s politics programme Newsnight, and used his opportunity to discuss Leo Varadkar as an example of just how far Ireland has come in recent years:

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