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Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

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




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#GERMANY: Over 40 are dead and dozens missing after flooding from storms ravage Europe.

#NETHERLANDS: Dutch crime reporter Peter R de Vries has died after he was shot earlier this month.

#AUSTRALIA: Melbourne and the surrounding Victoria state have been ordered into lockdown in attempts to curb a Covid outbreak.


We leave you with a short film by Cathal Sheahen, directed by Brian O’Riordan, about lockdown, loss and sea swimming.

Sheahan first wrote the screenplay after he lost his wedding ring swimming in Seapoint, Dublin.

“I also wanted to make a film that was an ode to Seapoint after all the joy and therapy it provided for people throughout the various lockdowns,” he said.


Cathal Sheahan / Vimeo

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