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Dublin: 15 °C Saturday 24 August, 2019

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Trans Pride march in Dublin, the funeral of Kevin Sheehy in Limerick and a murder investigation in Cork.

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


trans 893_90574974 A Trans Pride march through Dublin city today attracted thousands of people. Source: Sam Boal/


Election 2020 Kamala Harris Democratic presidential candidate Senator Kamala Harris in New Orleans today. Source: Gerald Herbert/PA Images

#AFTERSHOCKS: Southern California has been hit been hit with a 7.1 magnitude earthquake, the second tremor along the US west coast in just two days. 

#THE MED: Iran has demanded that the UK immediately releases an oil tanker it has detained in Gibraltar or else it may be forced to take tit-for-tat action.

#EARLY AND OFTEN: Members of the UK’s Conservative Party have started receiving their postal ballots but concerns have emerged after some people were sent more than one voting paper.


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At two months old, seventh-in-line to the British throne Archie Mountbatten-Windsor was baptised today “at an intimate service”.

The first child of Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, was baptised in Windsor Castle in a private family ceremony that sparked controversy in the UK.

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