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Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

More arrests over Clonsilla mistaken identity shooting, zoo animals cause chaos in Georgia, Rolf Harris’s prison song, and water shortages in Dublin.

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


norris David Norris and friend - at the Bizarre Bloomsday Brunch on North Great George's Street in Dublin. Source: Ruth Medjber

  • Two more people were arrested in the investigation into Friday’s Clonsilla shooting.
  • A motorcyclist was killed in a crash on the Wicklow Gap road.
  • Clerys workers planned their next steps.
  • There were more problems with the Lotto machines.
  • Leo Varadkar said he couldn’t intervene in the case of an Irish girl in a UK psychiatric hospital. 
  • A teenager was arrested after a man was left critical in a Donegal assault.
  • There were water shortages in Dublin.
  • A 14-year-old girl missing from Meath was found safe and well. 
  • And thousands of people took part in the ‘Street Feast


Georgia Flooding Source: Associated Press

#GEORGIA: Tigers, lions, a hippopotamus and other animals have escaped from the zoo in Georgia’s capital Tbilisi after heavy flooding destroyed their enclosures.

#UK: Victims of Rolf Harris were said to be “totally distraught” after he reportedly penned a prison song calling them ‘slimy little woodworm’.

#SPACE: And after a seven month nap, the tiny Philae probe has woken up and made contact with Earth.


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  • How has technology changed the way music is made? Metronomy have been testing out some of the most advanced gear available for The Guardian

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