Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Christina Finn

Need to catch up? TheJournal.ie brings you a round up of today’s news.

IRISH

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  • The bodies of a man and woman were discovered in a Galway house.
  • Elaine O’Hara’s friend said she told O’Hara to tell gardaí about a man she was seeing.
  • Former newspaper editor Helen Callanan told the High Court that Ian Bailey told her he killed Sophie Toscan du Plantier to resurrect his career. [RTÉ]
  • Jewellery worth €1 million was stolen in Galway.
  • Four more people were arrested over last November’s protest.
  • Dublin fire fighters helped deliver a baby in Dublin.
  • A report into the sinking of the Astrid tall ship ruled human error was to blame.
  • An investigation ruled that two brothers that drowned were not wearing life jackets.
  • The world is going to turn green for St Patrick’s Day.

INTERNATIONAL

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#AUSTRALIA: The oldest man in Australia spends his time knitting tiny jumpers for tiny penguins.

#ITALY: The Costa Concordia captain was sentenced to 16 years for manslaughter

#USA: A man was charged with the murder of three Muslim students.

#FLORIDA: A woman gave birth to a 14 pound baby.

INNOVATION

  • This hospital robot is saving lives. [Wired.com]

PARTING SHOT

It’s not just humans who have enjoyed recreational drugs. Here’s how the dinosaurs did too. [Geek.com]

‘Once, I could see no way out of depression. But now I’m going to fight for my life’

EVO fit released of man suspected of alleged indecent exposure