This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
Dublin: 7 °C Tuesday 21 January, 2020

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Today everyone’s been talking about Irish Water costs, the legalisation of marijuana and Chris Christie’s ‘embarrassment’.

Updated 11.20 PM

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

imageAstronaut Chris Hadfield is given a signed Ireland Rugby Jersey by Frankie Sheehan at the Convention Centre Dublin. (Pic: Niall Carson/PA Wire)


imageNew Jersey Governor Chris Christie speaks during a news conference today. (Pic: AP Photo/Mel Evans)

#US: Potential US presidential candidate Chris Christie fired his Deputy Chief of Staff and apologised over a scandal where his staff may have closed highway lanes to penalise a mayor for not supporting him.

#UK: Armed police in London are to wear cameras to record their actions following controversy over the killing of Mark Duggan.

#FRANCE: The highest court in France has reinstated a ban on a show by controversial comic Dieudonne. [BBC]




(Pic: Tumblr)

It's getting close to the weekend so you may be thinking of leaving the office a little like this obviously irked individual. That's Jessica, one of range of 'Sassy Birds' on the newly created Tumblr page. Warning: Contains high levels of sass. [Tumblr]

Here's what happened yesterday>

  • Share on Facebook
  • Email this article

About the author:

Rónán Duffy

Read next: