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Appeal for return of Karen Buckley, Canadian visas snapped up and coffee kiosk sells for €250,000.
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NEED TO CATCH up? brings you a round up of today’s news.


Karen Buckley missing Source: PA Wire/Press Association Images


General Election pig race The 2015 Pennywell Bacon Stakes Steeplechase special General Election pig race. Source: Ben Birchall via PA Wire

#MILWAUKEE: A driver was shot to death after rushing to help a young child he knocked down.

#CLEVELAND: A one-year-old died after he was shot in the face by a three-year-old.

#NORFOLK: A teaching assistant has admitted to sending a bomb hoax from a student’s email account as she couldn’t face work.

#BAILOUT: Greece is getting ready to default on its next tranche of bailout loan repayments.


  • Are you a bit too tired to cook when you come home from work in the evenings? Fear not – you may be able to buy a robotic personal chef in a couple of years. []
  • Good news – super, incredibly fast broadband is on its way to 350 towns in Ireland. []


The first McDonald’s franchise opened 60 years ago on April 15, 1955.

Here’s a look at some photographs and ads from the company’s archives.

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