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Here's What Happened Today: Friday

An excavation of an alleged mass grave in Tuam, a major cannabis seizure and the funeral of Shimon Peres all had people talking today.

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

IRELAND

Inspire Fashion 0006 (1) Model Kayla McGowan today at the launch of Inspire, Munster's fashion event held at the Crescent Shopping Centre, Limerick. Source: True Media

WORLD

download (28) Former US President Bill Clinton passes the flag-draped coffin of former Israeli President Shimon Peres today in Israel.

#ISRAEL: World leaders bid farewell to Israeli former-president and Nobel Peace laureate Shimon Peres at his funeral in Jerusalem.

#ROSETTA: The pioneering Rosetta probe crash-landed on Comet 67P.

#GERMANY: A woman was arrested after a newborn baby and the skeleton of another infant were discovered in a suitcase in Hanover.

INNOVATION

  • Video game streaming site is going to introduce its own virtual currency (via The BBC)
  • VW’s electric car hopes to be fully self-driving by 2025 (via extremetech.com).

PARTING SHOT

Dublin, isn’t it beautiful? Here’s a poem about folk from the fair city and beyond as part of the UNESCO Dublin City of Literature

Posted by on Monday, 3 August 2020

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