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Pope Francis meets with the US President Joe Biden. Alamy Stock Photo
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Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Homeless figures, no contact tracing in schools, and a UK-France fishing row.

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

IRELAND

file-photo-trinity-colleges-science-gallery-is-set-to-permanently-close-next-year-end Minister Simon Harris intervened today after reports that The Science Gallery was to close. RollingNews.ie RollingNews.ie

WORLD 

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#POPEY JOE: US President Joe Biden met with Pope Francis at the Vatican, where they discussed the Covid-19 pandemic, climate change and poverty.

#FISHING ROW: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson could raise the dispute over fishing rights with French President Emmanuel Macron at the G20 Summit in Rome.

PARTING SHOT

President Michael D Higgins and President of the Federal Republic of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier took a walk around the set of Ros na Rún today, as TG4 marks its 25th birthday.

Breithlá shona dhaoibh, a chairde.