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Dublin: 14 °C Tuesday 7 July, 2020

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Here’s what had people talking today.

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


0420 Grand Dublin Swims_90550242 A man jumps into the Liffey as part of today's Liffey Swim at the Customs House Dock. Source: Leah Farrell/


California WildfiresCars scorched by the Carr Fire rest at a residence in Redding, California.Source: Noah Berger

#CALIFORNIA: Thousands have fled a wildfire in California which was deliberately set.

#CHURCH:  Pope Francis has told a bishop accused of sexual abuse, including one involving an 11-year-old boy, and to conduct a “life of prayer and penance” in a home to be designated by the pontiff until a church trial is held, the Vatican said.

#BREXIT: How much time is left to do a deal? This handy timeline spells it out.


Germans are the largest ancestry group in the US, but their identity has largely disappeared. This Salon piece examines why.

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