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Here's What Happened Today: Friday

James Quinn’s conviction in Spain, pressure on the Housing Minister and pay rises for consultants had everyone talking.

Updated Jun 15th 2018, 10:49 PM

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

Royal visit to Republic of Ireland The Dutchess of Cornwall during a visit today to Muckross House in Killarney, Co Kerry. Source: PA Wire/PA Images

IRELAND

  • James Quinn was found guilty of participating in the 2015 murder of Gary Hutch.
  • A teenager was arrested in connection with the murder of Cameron Reilly.
  • A father and son suffered serious burns at their home following a house in Clare.
  • Two men were rushed to hospital after being discovered unconscious in Mountjoy Prison.
  • The government came under fire as data revealed 30,000 fewer homes were built since 2011 than previously thought.
  • A Limerick teenager died of injuries he sustained in a fall off a balcony in Mallorca.
  • Thousands of consultants will get pay rises as part of a €200 million deal.
  • A woman affected by the Cervical Check scandal said her cancer has spread.
  • A man was killed and a child was injured in a road crash in Cork.
  • RTÉ’s Paul Reynolds told the Charleton Tribunal he was shocked to be named as one of the journalists who was negatively briefed about Sergeant Maurice McCabe.

Bogota Barber 'Snips' Favorite Players In Hair Barber Mike Rivera sculpts football players like Ronaldo, James, Falcao, Juan Guillermo Cuadrado, Messi, among others, in the hair on heads of his clients. Source: Daniel Garzon Herazo

WORLD

#AUSTRALIA: Tributes were paid to a 22-year-old comedian who was killed as she walked home in Melbourne.

#FLORIDA: Nine people were taken to hospital after a rollercoaster derailed.

#TRADE WARS: Donald Trump announced tariffs on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods.

#PUNISHMENT: Cristiano Ronaldo has agreed to pay the Spanish taxman €18.8 million to settle a tax fraud claim.

PARTING SHOT

Eastenders actor Leslie Grantham, who we all know as ‘Dirty Den’, has died aged 71. Here he is in perhaps his most famous scene, handing Angie divorce papers for Christmas:

Source: EastEnders/YouTube

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