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Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

A fatal shooting in Belfast, the Pope’s historic visit to Lesbos and some ill-timed comments by the boss of the Eurovision had people talking today.

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

IRELAND

Terry Wogan's final BBC breakfast show - London The late Terry Wogan... The producer of this year's Eurovision is no fan (see below). Source: PA WIRE

WORLD

GOP 2016 Trump Vendors display their wares before the arrival of Donald Trump ahead of a campaign event in Watertown, New York today. Source: Associated Press

#POPE FRANCIS: The pope brought twelve refugees home to Rome with him, after paying a historic visit to the Greek island of Lesbos

#JAPAN: The death toll from the Japanese earthquake rose, in the wake of more tremors

INNOVATION

PARTING SHOT

Criticism of the late Terry Wogan by the producer of this year’s Eurovision hasn’t gone down too well. Christer Bjorkman said the beloved presenter, who died in January, had made a mockery of the contest during his decades in the commentary chair for the BBC.

It turns out Bjorkman is a former singer and Eurovision contestant. We dug out what Terry had to say about his performance back at the 1992 contest (when he was beaten by Linda Martin).

Source: escbelgium4/YouTube

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