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Dublin: 11 °C Friday 10 July, 2020

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Roadmap accelerates once more, Colm Horkan funeral for Sunday and Trump’s ‘racist baby’.

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


NO FEE TAOISEACH LEO VARADKAR SPEECH JB2 Taoiseach Leo Varadkar during his live address. Source: Julien Behal


koreas-tensions The border of North and South Korea at Taesungdong. Source: Seo Myung-gon/PA Images

#RIP: Ian Holm, best known for roles in Alien, Chariots Of Fire and The Lord Of The Rings, has died at the age of 88.

#FAKE NEWS: A doctored video which claims to show a black toddler running away from a white toddler and tweeted by US President Donald Trump has been flagged as “manipulated media” by Twitter.

#CYBER ATTACK: Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison has said the country was attacked by a broad cyber-attack from a “state-based actor”, with suspicions falling on China.


Source: RTÉ Young Peoples/YouTube

U2 frontman Bono appeared on RTÉ’s Home School Hub today to give sixth class students a message about the future.  

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RTÉ’s Home School Hub is a resource which allows children to continue their education despite being at home due to Covid-19.

For the final instalment of the programme, Bono along with other special guests sent the children messages.

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