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Here's what happened today: Sunday

Joan Burton has not decided on capping welfare, hundreds protest in Ballinasloe and Galway claim the All-Ireland camogie championship.

NEED TO CATCH up? brings you a roundup of today’s news… reader Eoin Judge sent us this picture of British Airways’ Airbus A380, the largest passenger jet in the world, over Poolbeg at today’s FlightFest event. An estimated 100,000 packed Dublin city to catch a glimpse of the 30 aircraft that flew low over the Liffey.




An Iraqi Army soldier, centre, stands guard as policemen inspect the site of a car bomb attack at a vegetable market in Basra, 340 miles (550 kilometres) south-east of Baghdad.  (AP Photo/ Nabil al-Jurani)

#EVACUATED 5,000 people were evacuated from the Mexican state of Veracruz as Hurricane Ingrid picks up strength.

#BOMBINGS A series of car bombs across Iraq killed at least 48 people, officials said.

#COLLAPSE At least 24 people were killed when a coal mine collapsed in Afghanistan.


  • A new algorithm developed at Tel Aviv University will make it easier to identify 3D objects in 2D photos. Sounds weird? The video is incredible. [CNet]


imageGalway captain Lorraine Ryan raises the O’Duffy Cup in celebration as Galway overcame Kilkenny to capture the All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship. The Tribeswomen had Ailish O’Reilly’s goal to thank as they edged the Cats by a score of 1-9to 0-7. (INPHO/Cathal Noonan)

Here’s what happened yesterday.

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