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Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Today was all about a big water protest, a tragic fire in New York and Ireland’s dramatic Six Nations victory.

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


IMG_9719 Source: Kevin Foley


Fatal Brooklyn Fire A fire in the New York borough of Brooklyn killed seven children. Source: AP/Press Association Images

#BROOKLYN: Seven children, believed to be from same family, died in a fire in New York.

#NEW ORLEANS: A man armed with wasp spray and a machete was shot by police at an airport in New Orleans.

#MOTHER NATURE: A ‘supertide’ turned France’s famed Mont Saint-Michel monastery into an island.

#HEAVY SNOWFALL: More than five tonnes of cocaine was stopped en route to the US.



FRANCE MIDDLE EAST Source: AP/Press Association Images

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