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Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s been talking about Easter commemorations, the death of Rubin Carter and a lack of Oxegen for Irish festival-goers.

Updated 9.39 pm

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

The 98th Anniversary of the Easter Risi President Michael D Higgins, Inspects the Guard of Honour Source: Eamonn Farrell/Photocall Ireland

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Boxing After spending nearly two decades of his life in prison for a murder conviction that was twice overturned, Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter has died aged 76. Source: S&G and Barratts/EMPICS Sport

#KOREAN FERRY: 19 bodies have now been removed from the ship which sank on Wednesday. 244 people are still unaccounted for.

#MH192: A Malaysia Airlines flight from Kuala Lumpur to Bangalore was forced to make a safe emergency landing after a tyre problem after take-off.

#UKRAINE: Four militants died in Ukrainian firefight overnight despite a Kiev backed ‘Easter truce’.

#420: Cannabis smokers and campaigners across North America have been celebrating ’420′, 20 April. Here’s why.

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PARTING SHOT

Billy Horan_37806-reduced Source: {Billy Horan}

This magnificent photo was taken by Billy Horan on top of Mount Brandon in Co. Kerry this morning.  He tells us that he started the hike at 3.45 am and that it’s usually difficult to get such a clear view from the summit. We thank you for getting up so early in that case.

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