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Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Today everyone’s been talking about a man found dead in Dublin, Jenny Lauren’s €2,000 fine and Mary McAleese on the Catholic Church and homosexuality.

Updated 11.08 PM

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

imageIrish Dancer Roisin McManus with Irish harpist Seana Davey at the official launch of the programme for this year’s Temple Bar Tradfest. (Pic: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland)



imageMark Duggan’s mother, Pam Duggan (2nd right) and her son Marlon Duggan (left) after Mark’s killing by police was ruled lawful. (Pic: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire)

#LONDON: A British inquest jury has ruled as lawful the shooting dead of a man by police in 2011 that sparked nationwide riots.

#POLAR VORTEX: The extreme cold temperatures in North America has led to the deaths of at least 21 people in the US.

#ISS: The International Space Station will operate for an additional four years, or until 2024, NASA confirmed today.

#BIRD FLU: Health authorities in Canada have said that the first death from avian flu has taken place in North America.



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The nominations for the Choice Music Prize best Irish album of 2013 were announced today. The full list of nominees are available here.

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