Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now
Saturday 3 June 2023 Dublin: 4°C
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Monday
Everyone’s talking about mother and baby homes, a homeless shelter and the death of Rik Mayall.

Updated 10.55pm

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

Eamonn Farrell / Photocall Ireland Eamonn Farrell / Photocall Ireland / Photocall Ireland



BecksBolero17 / YouTube

#THANKS FOR THE LAUGHS: Comedian and actor Rik Mayall died.

#LAS VEGAS: Two police officers and a civilian were killed in an ambush that ended with the two gunmen shooting themselves. [AFP]

#TOO MUCH LOVE: A bridge in Paris had to be evacuated after thousands of ‘love locks’ caused part of the railing to collapse. [AFP]

#PAKISTAN: Karachi airport has reopened after a raid by militants in which at least 28 people were killed. [BBC]



Did you collect soccer stickers as a kid? Apparently they’re responsible for turning Italian children into capitalists. [Quartz]

First published 9pm

Your Voice
Readers Comments