Heres What Happened Today Saturday

first_img NEED TO CATCH up? brings you a roundup of today’s news.IRELAND Bloomsday is celebrated by a costumed performance by The Joyceanstagers of chapter six, “Hades”, from Ulysses, which is set in Glasnevin Cemetery. Source: Iain White – Fennell Photography Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article Short URL Share2 Tweet Email 11,561 Views No Comments Sinn Féin passed a motion which seeks to whip its TDs into voting in favour in abortion on requestThe UK government agreed to return medicinal cannabis back to a 12-year-old boy from Tyrone who suffers from epilepsy after it was confiscated from his motherA man in his late 80s died after being injured in a house fire in Co ClareDarts were delayed after a Liam Gallagher concert due to anti-social behaviourA man in his early 30s died in a suspected hit-and-run in Co LongfordGardaí in Dublin are appealing for information after a man was shot in the legA programme that aims to assist young people with disabilities to find employment has been criticised for a lack of funding for projects in the northwest.WORLD Irish sources say they have been informed via European capitals that British officials have been briefing against Ireland, hoping to diminish support for Ireland’s case. Saturday 16 Jun 2018, 7:45 PM By Gráinne Ní Aodha ‘It was felt for some time that if they could just get through June,’ says an Irish source, ‘and then use the time pressure of October, which would, in their view, result in pressure coming on Ireland from other member states. Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday The Sinn Féin Ard Fheis, medicinal cannabis, and the Pope’s opinion on abortion. Here’s your news round-up. Jun 16th 2018, 7:45 PM ‘We’re not naive about it, but I do think they’re misreading that.’ Firefighters at the historic Mackintosh Building in Glasgow battle the blaze at the Glasgow School of Art (GSA) building. Source: Andrew Milligan via PA Images#FIRE STRIKES TWICE: A fire ripped through the Glasgow School of Art building, causing significant damage throughout the night.#TRUMPS A TRADE WAR: Companies and trade groups in the US and China have expressed concern over how the escalating trade spat between the world’s two biggest economies could affect operations.#PONTIF: Pope Francis denounced abortion as the “white glove” equivalent of the Nazi eugenics programme and urged families “to accept the children that God gives them”.PARTING SHOTAhead of a crucial Brexit meeting between 27 EU leaders and Theresa May at the end of June, RTÉ’s Tony Connolly has compiled this report of the whispers between officials, governments, and the EU about the likelihood of a good deal for Ireland.This section from the report was particularly interesting: Get our daily news round up:last_img