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Thursday 8 June 2023 Dublin: 13°C
# News Fix
Here’s What Happened Today: Friday
Everyone’s talking about Graham Dwyer charged with murder, flooding, and Augmentin stocks running low.

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

imageGraham Dwyer (centre), pictured leaving Dun Laoghaire Courthouse this morning after being charged with the murder of Elaine O’Hara. Pic: Laura Hutton


  • Graham Dwyer was charged with the murder of Elaine O’Hara.
  • A man was killed in a three-car pile-up in Monaghan.
  • Remember the Rolex belonging to a Limerick criminal that CAB put on eBay? It sold…
  • Wallis management got in touch with Mandate over an ongoing dispute.
  • There is still no news on the replacement for the Mobility Allowance – and people are worried.
  • There have been warnings about flooding in Cork this weekend.
  • A man was arrested in connection with a hit-and-run earlier this week.
  • Shocking details from the Chicago medical team who treated Irish woman Natasha McShane were heard in court.
  • Comments made on a 4FM show that were ‘racist and prejudicial‘ went unchallenged.
  • The challenge to the Children’s Referendum was dismissed by the High Court.
  • Stocks of the antibiotic Augmentin could run out within months, the Irish Pharmacy Union said.
  • An armed US plane landed in Shannon – but did so ‘in error’.
  • A man charged with raping two girls was further remanded. [RTÉ]


imageSir Paul McCartney, center, plays a surprise gig in Covent Garden, London. Pic: AP Photo/Matt Dunham

#AUSTRALIA Parts of New South Wales have been hit by bushfires, leading to death and devastation.

#BRAZIL Activists freed 200 dogs who had been kept in a laboratory for drug testing.

#CANADA Author Alice Munro won’t be going to Stockholm to pick up her Nobel Prize, due to poor health.

#USA A teenage girl was found with a foetus in a bag while in a lingerie store in Manhattan.


  • Do these Dyson patents show that the company is designing a ‘silent’ hair dryer? [The Guardian]
  • Meet the man who wants to turn lightbulbs into ‘li-fi’, an ultra-fast alternative to wi-fi. [Quartz]


imagePic: Rosie Hardy/Flickr

Rosie Hardy was your average amateur photographer – but then Maroon 5 discovered one of her pictures and things changed almost overnight, as this video shows. [Flickr]