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Dublin: 13 °C Saturday 15 August, 2020

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s talking about the shooting in Dublin, the final budget talks and the appeal for a little girl’s wheelchair to be returned…

NEED TO CATCH up? brings you a roundup of today’s news…

imageThe scene at the junction between the Old Cabra Road and the North Circular road. (Pic: John McManus)



imageIndian villagers gather after a deadly stampede on a bridge across the Sindh River in Datia district in Madhya Pradesh state, India. (AP Photo)

#INDIA: A stampede at Hindu Temple has killed 60 people.

#INDIA: Nine people have been reported to have been killed by the cyclone that raged across India this weekend.

#SYRIA: Seven Red Cross workers have been kidnapped in Syria.


  • Emotion analytics company called Beyond Verbal have invented a way in which people in call centre’s will be able gauge your mood from the tone of your voice. [The New York Times]
  • Like going to the zoo? What about a robotic petting zoo? It’s meant to be a tactile experience. [Gizmodo]

PARTING SHOT paid a visit to Cork to see what the city’s hopes and fears are ahead of this week’s budget. Here is what some businesses in the English Market had to say.

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