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Dublin: 6 °C Friday 14 December, 2018

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Hail, sleet and snow hits the east, a Boris Johnson blunder and a fatal Fermanagh house fire – here’s your news round-up.

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


SNOW 010_90538096 Source: Sam Boal via


TOPSHOT-INDIA-RELIGION-HINDUISM-HOLI Indian widows covered in coloured powder sit aside while others dance during Holi festival or festival of colours celebrations in Vrindavan. Source: Getty Images

#SYRIA: A humanitarian “pause” announced by Russia in Syria’s deadly bombardment of Eastern Ghouta took effect this morning.

#BOJO: British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said the Irish border issue could be solved in the same way that people travel across different boroughs of London.

#US: President Donald Trump say he would have rushed unarmed into the Florida school targeted by a mass shooter, as the officer accused of cowardice hit back.


Winter weather Feb 26th 2018 Source: PA Images

There are sure to be some bizarre and beautiful shots of the exceptionally cold weather in Ireland over the next few days – here’s a jaw-dropping one from Wales.

A waterfall near Pen y Fan mountain on Brecon Beacon National Park froze in the sub-zero temperatures, creating quite a sight.

Winter weather Feb 26th 2018 Source: PA Images

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