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Here’s what happened today: Tuesday

Today everyone’s been talking about the HSE’s €2.6 million payout, Marie Fleming being asked to provide proof of her illness and why President Higgins’ adviser left her job.

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


Kevin and Mary Conroy, parents of 12-year-old Roisin, pictured today leaving the High Court in Dublin after successfully suing the HSE over the mismanagement of Roisin’s birth at the Midlands Regional Hospital. (Laura Hutton/Photocall)



Typhoon survivors display their claim stubs as they queue up for relief supplies being distributed by the International Red Cross at an evacuation center in Tacloban city. (PA Images)


#BRUSSELS: A man who was sentenced to ten years over the death of eight migrants who were being trafficked to Ireland has been freed on a technicality.

#SCOTLAND: Scotland has set out its legal blueprint for leaving the UK.

#UK: A wolf has escaped from a zoo in Essex.

#GREECE: The World Health Organisation apologised after one of its reports indicated that people in Greece are intentionally infecting themselves with HIV in order to obtain extra benefits.


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Alan Shatter, who has played League Table Tennis for some years with Dundrum Table Tennis Club, showed off his ping pong skills to the Irish troops in Lebanon today.


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