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Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

The Easter Rising, Joshua Molloy’s release and new cycle lane proposals had people talking.

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

24/04/2016. 1916 Easter Rising Centenary Commemora Enda Kenny and Micheál Martin looking very friendly at the 1916 Easter Rising centenary ceremony in Arbour Hill earlier. Source:


Mideast Israel Palestinians Palestinian 12-year-old Dima al-Wawi, imprisoned by Israel for allegedly attempting to carry out a stabbing attack, hugs her father after her release from prison. Source: Majdi Mohammed/AP/PA


#OHIO: A manhunt continued after a shooting rampage which left eight members of one family dead.

#RIP: Prince was cremated and laid to rest in a secret location.

#ISRAEL: The youngest female Palestinian prisoner was released.



Now that we’ve passed the official centenary of the Easter Rising, commemorations will begin to wind down. This reflection on events in Ireland since 1916 is a reminder that we still have a way to go to become the Republic the leaders of the rebellion envisaged.

Source: Myles O'Reilly/YouTube

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