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Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

The death of a man in Naas, the Provisional IRA and the plane tragedy in West Sussex had people talking.

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

23/8/2015. Naas Killing. Gardai at the scene on Sa Gardai at the scene on Sarto Park in Naas County Kildare, where a man lost his life after an assault last night. Eamonn Farrell / RollingNews.ie Eamonn Farrell / RollingNews.ie / RollingNews.ie

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Shoreham Airshow crash Flowers laid on the Shoreham Tollbridge that crosses the River Adur near the site where eleven people died. Daniel Leal-Olivas Daniel Leal-Olivas

#WEST SUSSEX: The death toll in the plane tragedy rose to 11 as the pilot fights for his life in hospital.

#FRANCE: The train gunman said he is dumbfounded by terrorist claims and he was only trying to rob people.

#EL SALVADOR: 14 people are dead after violence erupted between two gangs in a prison. [Reuters]

#BOLT OF LIGHTENING: Usain Bolt claimed the 100 metre gold medal at the World Championships with a time of 9.79 seconds. [The42.ie]

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Here’s an unusual story. A man who suffered horrific injuries to his genitals as a child has been fitted with a bionic penis.

“When you want a bit of action you press the ‘on’ button. When you are finished you press another button. It takes seconds. Doctors have told me to keep practising,” he told The Sun.

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