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Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Theresa May’s Brexit Plan B, Derry on high-alert, and Dáil Éireann celebrates a century.

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

IRELAND

CENTENARY 1ST DAIL EIREANN MX-19_90562696 The ceremonial commemoration of 100 year since the first Dáil, to honour those who founded it. Source: MAXWELLS DUBLIN

WORLD

Blood Moon A super blood wolf moon over the peace statue on Brighton seafront during a lunar eclipse. Source: PA Wire/PA Images

#PLAN B: Theresa May has ruled out a second Brexit referendum in her Plan-B speech, as well as announced that £65 fees for EU citizens to remain in the UK are to be scrapped (Irish citizens were never a part of this). 

#CRIMEA: Fourteen people were killed and five are missing off Russia-annexed Crimea in the Black Sea after a fire engulfed gas tankers sailing under the flag of Tanzania. 

#AUSTRALIA: Six people were charged after authorities uncovered a multi-million-dollar crime syndicate stealing baby formula and vitamins from major retailers.

PARTING SHOT

The iconic actor Clint Eastwood stars in this film about an elderly drug mule that transports cocaine for a Mexican cartel.

This is the latest film for Eastwood, who’s 88-year-old. After having his name attached to such greats as Dirty Harry (famous for the “Do I feel lucky? Well, do ya, punk?” line) and the Fistful of Dollars trilogy, as well as his career as a director for the Changeling, you’d wonder how much longer we’ll get to see this acting legend on screen.

Enjoy his talents while you can.

Source: Warner Bros. Pictures/YouTube

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