Heres What Happened Today Sunday

first_img(Image: Sean Curtin)NEED TO CATCH up? brings you a round-up of today’s news…IRELANDPeople in Limerick returned to assess the flood damage at their homes.We haven’t seen the last of that stormy weather yet.Eamon Gilmore would support local councils who decide to cut the property tax.A man was killed after a car he was in with five others overturned in Galway.The body of a 19-year-old was recovered from a river in Carlow.Young people have again been warned about the dangers of ‘Neknominations‘.This is the third most expensive country in the eurozone for goods and services, a report found. [RTÉ]Over 1,545 cars were stopped at checkpoints in Dublin last night, resulting in five arrests for drink driving.The Constitutional Convention has recommended some serious Dáil reform.WORLD(Image: Matt Sayles/AP/PA)#TRAGIC: Award winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead in his New York apartment with reports suggesting he died of an overdose.#GROUNDHOG DAY: That cheeky Punxatawney Phil spotted his shadow today which means six more weeks of winter. [Reuters]#THAILAND: Anti-government protesters prevented people from casting their ballots in what has become a increasingly tense stand-off. [The Guardian]INNOVATIONSites like KickStarter and FundIt have become a big part of the start-up industry, so we had a look at how crowdfunding changed the way projects are made.This is why you should never listen to Ride of the Valkyries while driving… [Gizmodo]PARTING SHOTAt a protest today against the removal of Rory O’Neill’s (Panti) comments from an RTÉ interview, comedians Tara Flynn and John Moynes had the crowd chuckling away. Have a listen to their performance of The Case for Mammy / Daddy Marriage’.Here’s What Happened Yesterday>last_img


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