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Dublin: 6 °C Sunday 8 December, 2019
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Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Kevin Mallon’s release, a day at the Áras for Team Ireland and damaged headstones in Belfast had everyone talking.

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

28/08/2016. Members of Team Ireland who competed a Members of Team Ireland with President Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina at Áras an Uachtaráin today. Source: Photo: Rollingnews.ie

IRELAND

  • Kevin Mallon was released on bail from prison in Rio.
  • A body was found off the coast of Donegal in the search for missing soldier Gavin Carey.
  • Nursing home staff have been accused of using ‘foul and abusive language’ to intimidate people.
  • Team Ireland got a warm welcome at the Áras today.
  • Residents near Dublin Airport shared concerns about the new runway.
  • Police in Belfast are investigating damage to 13 Jewish headstones as a hate crime.
  • Cash totalling €200,000 was seized by gardaí in Dublin.
  • Dublin beat Kerry in the All-Ireland semi-final.

India Kashmir Daily Life A Kashmiri man holding an umbrella fishes from a weed covered portion of the Dal Lake standing on a wooden bridge as it rains in Srinagar. Source: Mukhtar Khan

WORLD

#SCOTLAND: Two pilots in Glasgow were arrested on suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol.

#BREXIT: Reports say Theresa May is committed to getting the UK out of the European Union.

#SYRIA: Turkey has claimed to have killed at least 25 militants, while monitoring groups say 35 civilians were killed in the same area. [BBC]

#PRESIDENTIAL: Donal Trump was criticised for politicising the shooting dead of an NBA star’s cousin.

#GERMANY: The country’s economy minister defended his middle finger gesture to neo-Nazi protesters.

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PARTING SHOT

The summer is almost over, but this Dublin pub has a delicious treat for you to enjoy as you bid farewell to it for another year – the Iceberger milkshake. We’re not drooling, YOU’RE drooling. [DailyEdge]

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