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Dublin: 19 °C Wednesday 15 July, 2020

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Everybody’s talking about Gerry Adams speech, the Limerick water protest and high heels at Temple Bar.

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


Limerick protest 2 Source: Brendan O'Carroll via Twitter


Obama Ebola Nurse Source: Evan Vucci/AP/Press Association Images

#EBOLA: A Dallas nurse who is cured of the disease got a hug from US President Barack Obama.

#EGYPT: The country has declared a state of emergency in Sinai after a bomb killed 30 soldiers.

#GUNMAN: The student who opened fire at his high school in Seattle yesterday was a homecoming prince.

#AUSTRALIA: Transplants using ‘dead hearts’ have been successful.


  • Google knows almost everything about how you shop…yes really!  []
  • The world record for the highest skydive ever has just been broken by a Google exec…as if knowing about our shopping habits wasn’t enough! []


Photographer Alejandro Almaraz has merged portraits of government leaders together.

Here’s what British Prime Ministers from 1952-2008 look like when superimposed:

All the Prime Ministers appointed under Elizabeth II (1952-2008). Source: Alejandro Almaraz

The US, France and even North Korea leaders are also superimposed in separate pieces.

It’s part of a series called  Portraits of Power.

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