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Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s been talking about the Pope in Ireland, a TD’s son and opinion polls.

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

Fianna Fail Easter Rising 1916 Commemora Pictured are Kate Feeney, left, from Blackrock and Lisa Chambers from Castlebar at the annual Fianna Fail Easter Rising 1916 Commemoration Source: Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland



Ukraine Masked pro-Russia militants stand outside a local television broadcasting centre after storming it in Donetsk, Ukraine Source: AP/Press Association Images

#UKRAINE: Masked pro-Russian militants took over a television station in Ukraine, as rebels presented captured international observers as ‘prisoners of war’.

#KOREA: The Prime Minister of South Korea resigned over the sinking of a ferry that has left 300 people dead.

#SAINTS ABOVE: Pope Francis declared Popes John Paul II and John XXIII as saints of the Catholic Church.


  • Ever wondered what a newly-formed planet looks like? The Hubble Space Telescope has found out. [Geek.com]
  • The Nintendo 64 was an important part of many childhoods. Here, a Reddit member has collected every game made for the console. [Kotaku]


Right now, you may be settling in for the evening and trying to decide what to watch. If you have Netflix, that could be a torturous decision-making process.

Netflix Roulette aims to take the pain out of that decision, by giving you a random film based on what you’re looking for.

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