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Dublin: 5 °C Wednesday 11 December, 2019

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

An Irish history lesson, a drone sighting and a fire at KBC bank all made the headlines today.

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


3605 Christmas Homecoming_90561144 Christmas homecomings at Dublin Airport. Source:


30th anniversary of Lockerbie bomb Marking the 30th anniversary of the Lockerbie bombing. Source: PA Wire/PA Images

#GATWICK: Flights have resumed once more at Gatwick Airport in London despite another drone sighting following yesterday’s chaos. 

#KARVINA: Thirteen miners have died and 10 injured after a methane explosion at a Czech coal mine

#LOCKERBIE: Today marks the 30th anniversary of the Lockerbie Air Disaster, in which 270 people were killed.


TV3 political correspondent Gavan Reilly was joined on the piano stool earlier today at the arrivals terminus at Dublin Airport as he played Christmas classic ‘Fairytale of New York’.

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