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Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

The end of the HSE, air strikes in Afghanistan and an assault in Tralee.

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

IRELAND

Bees 717 copy Bees collecting pollen in the Phoenix Park earlier today Source: Sam Boal/RollingNews.ie

INTERNATIONAL 

The Classic Car Boot Sale The Classic Car Boot Sale has been happening in London today Source: Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Wire

#CHINA: Scientists in China are aiming to sell tiny genetically-engineered pigs as pets.

#WEST BANK: Israeli troops have used live rounds on Palestinians protesting against raids.

#AFGHANISTAN: As many as 20 people, including Medécins Sans Frontiéres workers, have been killed in an air strike on a hospital in Afghanistan. 

INNOVATION 

PARTING SHOT 

If you happen to be a fan of the film Mean Girls, today holds a particular importance for you. The Daily Dot has taken a look at a whole host of other obscure pop-culture holidays.

Read: Homeless families occupy show house in west Dublin

Also: Israeli troops respond to Palestinian protest with live ammunition, tear gas and rubber bullets

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