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Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Problems for non-religious parents, Finian McGrath’s smoking comments and the suspension of the Luas sick pay scheme…

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

16/05/2016 Good Weather. Pictured are Oliver age8 Hannah and Oliver Smyth enjoying the good weather today at Dollymount beach in Dublin.


Leicester City 2015/16 Barclays Premier League Champions Parade An aerial view as the crowds gather in Victoria Park following the open top bus parade through Leicester City Centre. Joe Giddens / PA Joe Giddens / PA / PA


#EUROPEAN UNION: Michael O’Leary weighed in on the Brexit debate.

#PHILIPPINES: The new president said he will hang criminals and let snipers shoot to kill.

#UTAH: Two men were arrested after five women were lured into a house and tied up.

#PROGRESS: A cancer survivor has received the first penis transplant in the US.



The Irish Air Corps captured these stunning views over Dún Aonghusa while it was dropping off materials to repair a a walkway. / YouTube

On Snapchat: Ever wonder what goes on inside Met Éireann HQ? Gerald Fleming gave us a tour behind the scenes – and has some bad news about current lovely weather.

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