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Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Everyone’s talking about Gilmore resigning, the elections and two bodies found in search of missing Dublin men.

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


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First to the European election results so far:



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#JERUSALEM: Pope Francis made an unexpected stop at the Western Wall to pray and leave a note.

#PERU: The families of the ‘Peru two’ have expressed their worry after the two girls convicted of cocaine smuggling were moved to a different prison in the Peruvian desert.

#AUSTRALIA: A senator smuggled a pipe bomb into parliament buildings to make a point about the lax security.


  • Get ready for Apple to create new software that can turn your iPhone into a remote control for lights, security systems and other household items. [TheFinancialTimes
  • There’s now a remote controlled robot that can outrun you. The OutRunner can reach speeds of up to 32km/h. [


Check out these bees who were snapped swarming around a car in Bangor this morning.

Scary, fascinating or a bit of both? You decide!

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