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Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

The last of Tonight with Vincent Browne, water returns to Louth and Meath, and a bizarre statement from Bray Wanderers.

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


VINCENT BROWNE Sunday Tribune and Magill magazine editor Vincent Browne with Fianna Fail TD Bertie Ahern during their election manifesto launch in November 1992. Source: Eamonn Farrell via


Reuters 20170712 Madonna sits with her children Stella, David and Mercy at the opening of a children's surgical unit at a hospital in Blantyre, Malawi. Source: Siphiwe Sibeko via PA Images

#USA: Hundreds have marched in New York over US President Donald Trump’s ban on transgender troops in the military.

#RICH LIST: Amazon’s Jeff Bezos has become the world’s richest person, overtaking Microsoft founder and billionaire Bill Gates.

#CHARLIE GARD: A UK High Court has ordered that Charlie Gard should be moved from a hospital to a hospice, despite his parents’ request for him to be brought home.

#COURTS: Madonna and her daughters Stella and Estere have accepted damages from the publisher of the Mail Online website over an article that was a “serious invasion of privacy”.


As journalist and presenter Vincent Browne ends his late-night skewering of political heavyweights and social commentators, here’s a look back at a few of his best moments.

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