Need to catch up? TheJournal.ie brings you a round-up of today’s news.
The remains of Brendan Megraw have been returned to his family and they lay in repose at the home of his brother Kieran in Belfast tonight. (Pic: Brian Lawless/PA)
- Micheál Martin also revealed another harrowing example of sexual abuse allegedly suffered by two brothers at the hands of a member of the IRA.
- A large number of relatives of those who took part in 1916 boycotted the launch of the government’s commemoration events.
- A jury heard graphic details of Ian Bailey’s domestic violence against his partner.
- Ulster Bank was fined €3.5 million over THAT tech glitch two years ago.
- A teen with cancer was named Young Carer of the Year. Jamie Mooney continues to look after his mum, despite undergoing chemotherapy for Hodgkins Lymphoma.
- Former junior minister Ivor Callely has been granted bail.
- Claire Byrne is getting her own show on television.
- The Foo Fighters will play Slane Castle in 2015.
- ANOTHER rain warning was issued by Met Éireann. Sigh.
#SPACE The European Space Agency landed a probe on a comet – an amazing feat of space exploration and science.
#YIKES Two window cleaners were rescued after the scaffolding they were working on collapsed. They were working outside the 69th floor of the new World Trade Center.
#GREAT BRITAIN Dalziel and Pascoe actor Warren Clarke has died. He was 67 years old.
#ENGLAND The very impressive poppy display at the Tower of London was dismantled.
#USA AND CHINA The two superpowers agreed a climate change deal. And that’s a big deal.
#UKRAINE The UN has warned that full-scale violence may break out again in the Ukraine. [BBC News]
- Spotify won’t just have Taylor Swift to fight with now…. YouTube has made its music service official.
We’re sure you’ve seen that shot of Kim Kardashian – the one where she tries her hardest to break the Internet. Comparing her to Grace Jones, Vice’s Eleanor Morgan has tried to ‘get to the bottom of her alien appeal‘.