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Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s talking about a fatal house fire in Cork, the upcoming Cabinet reshuffle and Garth Brooks (still).

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

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IRELAND

  • A Cabinet reshuffle is expected in the coming days after Joan Burton was announced as the new Tánaiste.
  • Pat Rabbitte says he’s happy where he is and is not accepting speculation that he will be left out of the Cabinet. 
  • We heard today that the final decision on whether Garth Brooks will play any show at Croke Park will be made by Tuesday.
  • A 22-year-old woman died in a Cork house fire in the early hours of this morning. 
  • An Irish teenager died in a tragic accident during a family holiday in Spain
  • A man is in hospital with serious injuries after an assault in Ranelagh this morning. 
  • A 70-year-old man was killed in a single vehicle car crash in Monaghan
  • Nama is selling a five business parks with a price tag of €100 million.

INTERNATIONAL

Mideast Israel Palestinians Palestinians carry the body of a 16-year-old Mohammed Abu Khdeir Source: AP/Press Association Images

#BERLIN: A US double agent has been arrested for ‘spying’ in Germany.

#PALESTINE: A teenager was burned alive after being kidnapped from Jerusalem.

#POLAND: A fluorescent green statue of Lenin urinating has received a mixed response.

INNOVATION

  • Technology is now being used to reverse the impact of stress. [The Washington Post]
  • A new UK study has found a link between high cholesterol and breast cancer. [TheJournal.ie].

PARTING SHOT 

One of our very brave reporters went out with the Irish Coast Guard helicopter crew. Check out the helicopter, the views and how she got winched out of the chopper. [TheJournal.ie]

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