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Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

The funeral of a Northern Ireland fan, a missing woman and thousands turn out for Dublin’s Pride parade…

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

IRELAND 

25/6/2016. Gay Pride Parade Dublin. The Gay Pride A rainbow flag being stretched along Dublin's O'Connell Street during the Pride festival in Dublin today Source: Eamonn Farrell/RollingNews.ie

  • Tens of thousands turned out for the annual Pride parade in Dublin.
  • Hundreds of people were turned away from Interlude Festival in Dublin last night due to space restrictions. 
  • Gardaí are asking for the public’s help in tracing 44-year-old Karen Scott. 
  • The funeral of Northern Ireland fan Darren Rodgers who died in France took place in Ballymena earlier today.
  • A story has emerged about a mystery American tourist walking into a bar in Kerry and buying everybody’s booze. 
  • Ikea has recalled defective stair gates after a number of children suffered falls. 
  • Despite the upswing in the economy, many Irish firms are still more focused on paying back their debts than taking out new loans.  

WORLD 

Pride in London 2016 Muslims attending the Pride parade in London earlier today Source: Daniel Leal-Olivas/RollingNews.ie

#SCOTLAND: Protesters holding Mexican flags have stormed Donald Trump’s golf course in the north east of Scotland. 

#ICELAND: The country has been out voting in its presidential election today, but around 10% of the country’s population are too busy watching the football to get involved.

#BELGIUM: Police in Belgium have detained two men as part of an anti-terror raid.  

#BREXIT: TheJournal.ie has been in Scotland talking with people about the UK’s decision to leave the European Union. 

INNOVATION 

  • We’re all very aware that Google employees have a great time of it altogether. Here is what their new London office looks like.  
  • The first drone delivery from a ship to the shoreline has taken place in the United States. It could have serious benefits for delivering medical supplies to disaster areas. [The Guardian] 

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PARTING SHOT 

Glastonbury: it’s known for eccentricities. Getting right into the swing of things, some hero had a Marty Morrissey flag flying over the festival this weekend.

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