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Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Everyone’s talking about corruption claims at Bus Éireann, the anniversary of the Kerry Babies case and water charges.

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

IRELAND

90337683 A woman protests during the Kerry Babies Tribunal. Source: Eamonn Farrell via Photocall Ireland

 

INTERNATIONAL

seven-dead-babies-arrest-6-390x285 Megan Huntsman, who was arrested on suspicion of killing six of her newborn children.

US: A woman from Utah, Megan Huntsman, has admitted killing six of her newborn babies and hiding them inside boxes in her garage.

NETHERLANDS: A 14-year-old Dutch girl was arrested for making a joke threat to an airline on Twitter.

PAKISTAN: A man has been arrested for cannibalism after eating a baby.

DESTRUCTION: The world’s banana crop is in danger of ‘massive destruction‘ if a disease spreads from Asia to Africa and the Middle East.

 

INNOVATION

 

PARTING SHOT 

Source: Science@NASA

Tomorrow will see the first of two lunar eclipses this year. If you’re living in the US it’s going to be quite the view but for those of us living on this side of the Atlantic…not so much!

Here’s an explainer on why we’re missing out and a little peak at exactly what we won’t see.

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