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Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Lucinda gone from Renua, an attempted robbery of a post office and a new political poll all made the headlines today…

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

NO FEE LIBERTIES SPORTING CHANCE MX5 Children train on a small tarmac space in South Inner City Dublin that serves as their only pitch to raise awareness as part of the Sporting chance for Liberties campaign Source: Maxwell Photography

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WORLD

download (17) Hezbollah supporters carry the coffin of their slain top commander Mustafa Badreddine who was apparently killed by Islamist extremists in Syria Source: Hassan Ammar

#BANGLADESH: An elderly Buddhist monk was found hacked to death in the latest attack in a spate of murders on religious minorities and secular activists.

#SYRIA: A top Hezbollah commander has died in Syria in an apparent attack by Islamist extremists.

#UNITED STATES: Pfizer, the largest pharmaceutical company in the US, has said it is blocking use of its drugs in lethal injection.

#PERU: Melissa Reid, who was imprisoned in Peru with Michaella McCollum over drugs charges in 2013, has been told that she will be expelled from the country.

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PARTING SHOT

Who says gardaí are all business? This video shows the boys and blue have no problems letting out with some fresh moves from time to time and stepping up to the Running Man challenge:

Source: An Garda Siochana/YouTube

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