This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
OK
Dublin: 5 °C Monday 24 February, 2020
Advertisement

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Brexit day is here, drug seizures in Meath and Coronavirus reaches UK.

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

IRELAND

0639 Michael Martin Fianna Fail party leader Micheál Martin at Rathfarnham Shopping Centre in Dublin. Source: Leah Farrell/RollingNews.ie

WORLD

brexit Source: Yui Mok/PA Images

#BREXIT: The British flag has been removed from its flagpole outside the European Parliament ahead of the UK’s departure from the EU at 11pm

#CORONAVIRUS: The first cases of the coronavirus have been diagnosed in the UK, with two people from the same family being treated at a specialist centre.

#IMPEACHMENT: US President Donald Trump’s hopes hopes for a speedy acquittal by the Senate received a boost yesterday as Democrats suffered a setback in their efforts to introduce new witnesses at his impeachment trial.

PARTING SHOT


Source: The Explainer/SoundCloud

On this week’s The Explainer podcast, we answer the question of how worried we should be about the coronavirus in Ireland. How does a virus work? What exactly is a coronavirus? How does it spread? And is Ireland prepared?

  • Share on Facebook
  • Email this article
  •  

About the author:

Rónán Duffy

Read next:

COMMENTS

This is YOUR comments community. Stay civil, stay constructive, stay on topic. Please familiarise yourself with our comments policy here before taking part.
write a comment

    Leave a commentcancel