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Dublin: 13 °C Thursday 17 October, 2019

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Brian Cowen before the Banking Inquiry, a Leaving Cert paper and the death of Val Doonican had people talking.

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


FixedChargeNoticesforcyclists -1 Fixed charge notices are set to be introduced for cyclists to help encourage safe cycling practices Source: Conor McCabe


Britain Wimbledon Tennis Jamaican / German tennis player Dustin Brown has eliminated former champion Rafael Nadal from Wimbledon Source: Pavel Golovkin/AP/Press Association Images

#FRANCE: A woman has been jailed for suffocating eight of her children. 

#TUNISIA: Eight people have been arrested in Tunisia in connection with last Friday’s terrorist attack. 

#UNITED STATES: A woman recently found in California with an acute case of amnesia has been identified. 


Google has apologised after its new photo app put a ‘gorillas’ label on a black couple. 


Ever wondered why mosquitoes bite some people and not others? Well Business Insider has tried to find out. [Business Insider]

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