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Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s been talking about the fallout from yesterday’s action targeting Joan Burton, scuffles at an event attended by the Taoiseach today, and a fatal attack at a rave event.

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

Source: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland - A woman tries to get past a garda to protest at an event attended by Enda Kenny in Dublin.

Joan Burton hit out at AAA TD Paul Murphy over yesterday’s Jobstown protest.

Meanwhile, video emerged of the Tánaiste being struck by a water balloon. 

Coincidentally, water was off in Jobstown today.

The Taoiseach was also targeted by water protesters in Dublin.

And Ministers pretty much confirmed the water charges scheme.

Elswhere, a man was killed in an overnight attack at a rave event.

2 men were arrested in garda raids targeting dissidents.

Symphysiotomy survivors rejected a Government scheme.

GPs slammed James Reilly as the “worst health minister ever”

And a Government advisor said the 2016 video was “embarrassing unhistorical shit”.


Source: Andrew Taylor/G20 Australia/AP

#G20 Vladimir Putin left the G20 meeting early, amid criticism over Ukraine.

#ISIS A new video appears to show the beheading of a US aid worker by ISIS.

#US Bill Cosby released a statement about the recent focus on rape allegations against him.



The Defence Forces have just released some impressive archive footage of the force’s mission to the Congo in the 1960s. You can read more detail about it over at their Youtube channel.

Source: DFMagazine/YouTube

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