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Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Crime reporting increases, Irish man dies in Spain and Trump’s whistleblower problems.

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


wildlife 374_90581302 Squirrels play around a sculpture in the National Botanic Gardens in Dublin. Source: Sam Boal/


royal-visit-to-africa-day-five Britain's Prince Harry walks through a minefield in Angola to see the work of a landmine clearance charity. Source: Dominic Lipinski/PA Images

#WHITE HOUSE: The whistleblower whose complaint has led to the commencement of impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump is a CIA officer who was seconded to the White House.

#RIYADH: Irish citizens are among those from 49 nations who can now get a tourist visa for Saudi Arabia, with the nation easing the dress code for foreign women to help encourage new visitors.

#NIGERIA: Police in northern Nigerian have rescued more than 300 male students being held at an Islamic school where many had been tortured and sexually abused.


RTÉ News reports on a community in west Kerry that’s being plagued by rabbits who are burrowing into graves in a local graveyard.

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