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Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

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


9446 Rotunda Hospital Dublin's Rotunda hospital, where restrictions on partners attending appointments will be eased from Monday Source: Sasko Lazarov/RollingNews.ie

  • The Rotunda hospital in Dublin said it would ease some restrictions on partners visiting, following public criticism about camera crews being allowed in to film.
  • Opposition parties called for an independent inquiry into abuse in the Defence Forces, after former female members told their stories in an RTÉ radio documentary.
  • Trade unions expressed concern about alleged anti-union practices at Amazon warehouses as the company prepares to open its first fulfilment centre in Ireland.
  • Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien said he will meet stakeholders this month over the redevelopment of the Irish Glass Bottle site amid concerns over the potential price tags for units there.
  • 1,466 new cases of Covid-19 were confirmed in Ireland.
  • Gardaí said a man is in a critical condition in hospital following an assault in Cork city.


234f0216-d284-4a04-ac9e-db41c439c4b6 Tributes to the victims of the 9/11 attacks Source: PA

#9/11: World leaders paid tribute to the victims of the attacks, which took place 20 years ago today.

#DISNEY: The entertainment giant said it will premier its upcoming releases in the cinema rather than on streaming services, as it did for much of its content during the pandemic.

#PRINCE ANDREW: ​​Lawyers for the woman suing the Duke of York over sexual assault allegations claimed to have served legal papers on him, according to a document filed in a New York court.

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Tyrone were victorious over Mayo in the All-Ireland Senior Football Final this afternoon – more evidence that the curse is real?

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