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Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Catch up with all the news that made headlines today.

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


0740 Colourful shutter A woman wearing a face mask passes by some colourfull shop shutters in Dublin. Source: Leah Farrell

  • Health officials have confirmed a further 142 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland. 
  • A woman has died following a road crash in Phibsborough, Dublin today.
  • A man was arrested and later released pending a file for the DPP in relation to the theft of over 116 bikes
  • Questions have been raised about when 120 new guidance counsellors, announced by the government as part of a package of Covid-19 supports, will actually start in schools. 
  • The public has been urged to use common sense in the weeks ahead in a bid to stop Covid-19 from spreading further.
  • Gardaí have launched an investigation following the death of a man in Cork overnight.
  • The HSE has advised that if a child has been tested for Covid-19, that child’s family should restrict their movements until the results of the test come back.



#PANTHER Tributes have been paid to actor Chadwick Boseman, best known for playing superhero Black Panther, following his death at the age of 43 after a battle with cancer.

#REFUGEE A Banksy-funded refugee rescue boat is stranded in the Mediterranean Sea and emergency calls for immediate help have been ignored, ship leaders have said.

#SWEDEN Protesters threw stones at police and burned tyres in southern Sweden late last night, authorities said, hours after an anti-Muslim Danish politician was blocked from attending a Koran-burning rally nearby.

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