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Dublin: 15 °C Monday 3 August, 2020

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Allegations of Garda malpractice, Trump success in the US and the Canadian ambassador tackling a protester – It’s the fix.

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

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  • The annual blue flag awards were announced for beaches that are deemed appropriate for swimming in Ireland. 
  • The Canadian ambassador tackled a protester at a 1916 centenary event that sought to commemorate the British soldiers who died during the Rising.
  • Kate Taylor suffered a shock defeat at the Boxing World Championship semi-finals.
  • A Sinn Féin Leitrim TD made a number of allegations in the Dáil about garda malpractice in the Sligo-Leitrim division.


GOP Trump 2016 Donald Trump smiling as he secures enough relegates to become the Republican presidential nominee. Source: Charles Rex Arbogast/AP

#LIBYA: 100 people are feared dead after a shipwreck off the coast of Libya.   

#UNITED STATES: Donald Trump won enough delegates to become the GOP presidential nominee.

#FRANCE: Airline strikes in France have led to flights being grounded in Dublin Airport.   



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