Heres What Happened Today Saturday

first_img Share2 Tweet Email By Sean Murray Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday A man stabbed to death in Tallaght, an Irish woman charged with the murder of her fiancé in Sydney and Leo’s latest take on Enda. No Comments 16,059 Views Feb 18th 2017, 8:00 PM center_img Get our daily news round up: Saturday 18 Feb 2017, 8:00 PM NEED TO CATCH up? brings you a round-up of today’s news.IRELAND A mock customs post was erected on the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland as part of an anti-Brexit protest Source: Niall Carson PA Wire/PA ImagesThe Enniscorthy community has expressed their shock after news emerged that local man David Walsh was stabbed to death in Sydney.Gardaí in Tallaght have begun investigations after a man was stabbed to death at a house on Deerpark Avenue in the early hours of this morning.Tributes were paid to Grainne O’Donnell, the 20-year-old UCC student who died from meningitis earlier this week.A mock customs post was erected as part of an anti-Brexit protest in the border counties today.A teenager was charged in relation to a cash and heroin seizure, worth €140k, in Ballymun today.Leo Varadkar said that the uncertainty around Enda Kenny’s future is “distracting and destabilising”.The Take Back the Night march against a spate of sex attacks in Shankill attracted over 150 people.A dad was jailed for 21 days for failing to pay child maintenance for his two kids.A record number of dead whales and dolphins have washed up on Irish beaches so far this year.INTERNATIONAL A Pacific storm is battering California at the moment. This picture was taken at Huntington Beach. Source: Jae C. Hong AP/Press Association Images#COLD WAR: US Vice President Mike Pence made a speech in Munich today supporting Nato, while the Russian Foreign Minister called for a “new world order” shortly afterwards.#BELGIUM: At least seven casualties were reported after a train derailed near the Belgian city of Louvain.#JUMPING THE GUN: North Korea “categorically rejects” the autopsy results for Kim Jong-Nam, even though the results haven’t actually been released yet.PARTING SHOTAn episode of RTÉ’s Nationwide from 20 years ago has been gaining a lot of notoriety this weekend.“Pint Baby“ has become a phenomenon overnight after RTÉ journalist Cian McCormack shared a small clip on Facebook.And here Pint Baby is, sure enough, with a pint of the black stuff in his hand. Source: RTE ArchivesComments have been turned off as court proceedings are ongoing in some of the reports listed. Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article Short URLlast_img read more