Heres What Happened Today Thursday

first_imgNEED TO CATCH up? TheJournal.ie brings you a round-up of today’s news… A seven-week-old Labrador, with her sisters and brothers who fell asleep after playing around at the launch of a pioneering programme involving the Prison Service and charity Dogs for the Disabled. More details at www.dogsforthedisabled.ie. Source: Leon Farrell/Photocall IrelandIRISH A report into the CRC found that the organisation set up its charitable arm just to get as much money as possible from the HSE.The Taoiseach said a Fianna Fáil deputy writing to a judge was a “direct intervention in the administration of justice“.Alan Shatter blasted the Guerin report for ‘completely failing to follow fair procedure’.The first meeting of the banking inquiry took place.Jereon Dijsselbloem said that while retroactive recapitalisation of Irish banks was possible, it was politically “difficult”. [RTÉ News]Siptu announced that ambulance crews are to be balloted for industrial action.The Police Ombudsman found no evidence that the RUC was involved in an attack on Gerry Adams in 1984.A motorcyclist died in a crash in Dublin.The jobs of 160 workers at a quarry are in limbo after the plant entered receivership.Paying back the state is the ‘constant focus’ of AIB, the bank’s chairman said.WORLD A couple sunbathe on Broadstairs beach in Kent, the United Kingdom. Source: Chris Radburn/PA Wire#CAMBODIA: The number of workers fleeing Thailand soared to more than 200,000. [AFP]#GERMANY: A potholer trapped 3,300ft underground for 12 days was rescued. [BBC News]#IRAQ: The United States said it could deploy as many as 300 military advisers to help the Iraqi army.#UKRAINE: Separatists and Ukrainian troops continued fighting after a ceasefire was refused. [Reuters]#UNITED STATES: An 89-year-old was arrested for alleged war crimes as a teenage Nazi guard at Auschwitz.INNOVATION Blackberry surprised everyone by making a profit.It was almost the end of life as we know it – Facebook was down for a while.PARTING SHOTResearchers have recorded bats singing in a similar way to songbirds. Listen to their calls here. [Science]Originally published 9pmcenter_img A Canadian court ordered Google to remove all links relating to a specific company.Doubt was cast on a study of gravitational waves, previously said to be the discovery of the century. [New Scientist]last_img read more