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Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Private sector workers agitate, Trump’s team grows and Ireland’s Rugby World Cup bid.

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


Ikea Christmas Charity 11 Holly Brady (4) and Conal Platt (4) launch Ikea'’s Let’s Play for Change campaign in in Ballymun, Dublin.


Cuba Exhibit A 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air is displayed in the exhibit Cuba! at the American Museum of Natural History, New York. Source: Mark Lennihan/PA Images

#TRUMP’S TEAM: Rudy Giuliani has emerged as the likely US Secretary of State while Ben Carson has ruled himself out of a White House role.

#GRIM DISCOVERY: Police in New York are searching for the father of a young girl who was abandoned at a bus station before her mother was found murdered.

#ROADMAP: The UK government has said that it “doesn’t recognise”a leaked memo suggesting that it has no overall plan for leaving the EU.

#EUROPEAN TOUR: US President Barack Obama arrived in Athens for the first stop of his final foreign trip.



Source: Ben & Jerry's/YouTube

On a balmy November day, these ice sculptures of Enda Kenny and Denis Naughten didn’t last long outside Leinster House. They were placed there by climate change campaigners.

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Rónán Duffy

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