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Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Gold for Ireland, Nasa launches probe and the Omagh bombing remembered.

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


0035 Gavin Duffy at Tullamore Show copy_90551202Presidential candidate Gavin Duffy at the Tullamore Show in Co Offaly.Source: Sasko Lazarov/


Stolen AirplaneFriends of Richard Russell, who stole a plane from Seattle airport, comfort each other.Source: Bettina Hansen/PA Images

#RICHARD RUSSELL: The  family of an airline employee who stole a passenger plane from a Seattle airport and crashed it have paid tribute to a “faithful husband and loving son”.

#NASA: A $1.5 billion spaceprobe has blasted off towards the Sun a day after the planned launch.

#BREXIT: A new analysis of of Brexit polling has suggested that a huge amount of UK constituencies that voted to leave the EU would now vote differently.

#WHITE HOUSE TAPES: Former US presidential advisor Omarosa Manigault Newman has released conversations she secretly recorded in the White House.




Irish gymnast Rhys McClenaghan made history at the European Championships by winning a gold medal, Ireland’s first ever medal at that level of gymnastics.

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