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Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s taking about a child abduction in Wexford, the discovery of Gerard Daly’s body and Michael Noonan’s good news.

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

Liffey Swim A swan and some swimmers at the Dublin Liffey Swim earlier today. Source: Jason Clarke Photography

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#TRIAL: Reeva Steenkamp’s family said the verdict handed down to Oscar Pistorius is not justice.

#ISLAMIC STATE: The family of a British man kidnapped by IS have asked his captors to make contact and the White House said it is officially at war with the militant group.

#AUSTRALIA: A radio station has donated €350,000 to the family of a nurse who took her own life after DJs made a hoax call to the hospital where she worked.

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#MAN’S BEST FRIEND: More than £1 million has been donated by the public to support a dog shelter in Manchester after an arson attack which claimed the lives of 55 dogs.

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People are continuing to pay tribute to Ian Paisley today and this print by Dublin artist Ray Sherlock has been flying off the shelves today. Owner of Balla Bán Art Gallery in Dublin said: “I never thought I would see the day when I would be selling paintings and prints of Rev Ian Paisley and Gerry Adams together.”

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