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Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Here’s what had people talking today.

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


011 Summerhill Eviction_90551636 Pictured are protestors marching from Summerhill Parade to the Garden of Remembrance in Dublin today, after housing activists were evicted from the houses they have been occupying since last week. Source: Sam Boal/


Obit Aretha Franklin People gather near a makeshift memorial at the nameplate for singer Aretha Franklin outside the Apollo Theatre. Source: Frank Franklin II

#ITALY: Anger rose in Italy as workers were continuing the desperate search for people still missing after the Genoa bridge collapse, which left at least 38 people dead.

#POSTPONED: Donald Trump’s military parade planned for later this year has been postponed until at least 2019, a defence official has said, following reports the cost had soared to over $90 million (€79 million).

#TRIBUTES: Americans, particularly those in Detroit, continued to pay their respects to Aretha Franklin, who died yesterday.


Is the Rose of Tralee at odds with modern womanhood? Amy O’Connor argues it is.

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