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Dublin: 15 °C Saturday 15 August, 2020

Today's top stories in 6 seconds

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.


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1. Secondary school teachers are set to hold a one-day strike in protest at reforms to the Junior Cert.

2. The clean-up is under way after large parts of the country were hit by heavy flooding.

3. Some 400 new jobs are to be created at a new factory in west Dublin.

4. A woman has died after being hit by a truck in the Dublin suburb of Ranelagh.

5. A series of embarrassing failures led to a man with a knife getting into the White House.

6. The funeral of Brendan Megraw, one of The Disappeared, has taken place in Belfast, 36 years after he went missing.

Main pic: Arthur Spindal and Sam Campbell look around their flooded office close to Nutgrove Avenue in Dublin this morning. Photo: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland. 

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