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Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Moves continued at home to welcome people fleeing Ukraine, as the war continued amid diplomatic talks getting held.

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


RUSSIAN EMBASSY PROTEST AM4Z8525_90644265 Protesters outside the Russian Embassy in Dublin. Source: Sasko Lazarov


embedded265653290 Thousands of people have been forced to flee their homes following a wildfire in South Korea Source: Yonhap via AP

#CEASEFIRE: An evacuation of the civilian population in the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol was put on hold as Russian forces abandoned an agreed ceasefire.

#INFORMATION WAR: Sky News confirmed its television crew was ambushed outside Kyiv earlier this week, leaving one journalist wounded.

#NORTH KOREA: Its military neighbours believe it has fired a suspected ballistic missile into the sea.

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It is the 20th anniversary of the Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival (VMDIFF), which has been hosting some of the best new Irish and international films released each year in that time. 

Here, Aoife Barry of The Journal takes a walk down memory lane with the likes of Aiden Gillen on their highlights from those past two decades. Quentin Tarantino and The Muppets both feature.

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