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Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everybody’s talking about Rehab Group salaries, the sad passing of Christine Buckley and the continuing search for the Malaysian Airlines plane.

Updated 23.12pm

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

imageChristine Buckley with and Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin in 2010. (Sasko Lazarov/Photocall Ireland)


imagePhotos of the two men who boarded the now missing Malaysia Airlines jet with a stolen passports are shown to the media. (PA Images)


#MALAYSIA AIRLINES: Terrorism is looking less likely to be the cause of the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines plane.

#AUSTRALIA: A man has been arrested after a drug-carrying drone was discovered hovering outside a prison.

#CRIMEA: The peninsula’s parliament have voted for independence from Ukraine.


  • The Internet turns 25 tomorrow, here are some predictions of what it might look like in another ten years. [The Wall Street Journal]
  • Never thought you would see the day where robot strippers would be a thing? That day is here. [The Verge]


Failte Ireland have released a video for St Patrick’s Day this year showcasing Ireland as a place to visit. Does it make you feel proud? Can’t see the clip, click here>

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