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Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

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

IRELAND

tattoo 775_90583980 Max Passarelli from Italy at the Dublin Tattoo Convention in the RDS today. Source: Sam Boal via RollingNews.ie

WORLD

india-hindu-festival An Indian Hindu devotee performs rituals in the river Brahmaputra during Chhath Puja festival in in Gauhati, India. Source: Anupam Nath via PA

#HONG KONG:Protesters vandalised he Hong Kong office of China’s official Xinhua News Agency for the first time during the months-long anti-government demonstrations.

#RUSSIA: Police in Russia said they opened an investigation into “sexual violence” after a video series published online showed children talking with members of the LGBT community.

#SPACE: A supply ship rocketed toward the International Space Station today with sports car parts, an oven for baking cookies and a vest to protect against radiation.

PARTING SHOT

The Rugby World Cup ended today – South Africa are champions in what was a great spectacle in Yokohama. 

Siya Kolisi, the nation’s first ever black captain, addressed the media moments after the final whistle. His speech is being praised around the world. 

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