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Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

A tsunami in Indonesia, the Blanchardstown shooting and an anti-eviction protest in Roscommon…
Dec 23rd 2018, 8:10 PM 11,411 0

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

STROKESTOWN EVICTION PROTEST II2A7872_90561239 A protester in Strokestown, Co Roscommon today. Source: Eamonn Farrell


Indonesia: Volcano-Triggered Tsunami Hits Indonesia's Sunda Strait A man walks near a damaged building in Banten, on December 23, 2018, after the area was hit by a tsunami . Source: SIPA USA/PA Images


#INDONESIA: At least 222 people were killed and 843 people were injured when a volcano-triggered tsunami slammed into beaches around the Sunda Strait. 

#AMERICA: The US government will stay shutdown over Christmas.

#GATWICK: A couple arrested over drones that caused travel chaos in recent days have been released without charge and ruled out as suspects. 

#FRANCE: President Emanuel Macron has appealed for order after further violence in Paris. 

#GERMANY: Der Spiegel said it will file a criminal complaint against a reporter who faked stories and may have embezzled money donated for Syrian children. 


We’re suckers for airport arrivals scenes, especially at Christmas. Shannon Airport delivered the goods today. Grab a hanky and enjoy.


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