Heres What Happened Today Wednesday

first_imgOver 30,000 people signed a petition to prevent the Sisters of Charity becoming owners of the new national maternity hospital.There were massive delays on the M50 after a jackknifed truck blocked a slip road.Irish Rail reported to gardaí an incident where a woman told a man to “fuck off back to India” on a Limerick train.An inquest heard how a man was crushed to death beneath 40 tonnes of cheese in a workplace accident in Dublin.Gardaí have been unable to identify a man whose body was found on a Bray beach in March.Irish house prices are up a huge 11% – and more price rises could be on the way.Eir and Meteor customers in parts of the country were left with no coverage for most of the afternoon.The Irish music community paid tribute to Patrick ‘Fitzy’ Fitzpatrick, a keyboardist with Aslan and others, who died today.Dublin is getting a new way to fly to Australia.INTERNATIONAL Game on for Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn on the campaign trail in Croydon, south London. Source: Dominic Lipinski/PA Images#CAMPAIGN TRAIL: The UK House of Commons voted overwhelmingly to hold a general election on 8 June.#END OF THE LINE: Embattled host Bill O’Reilly has been shown the door at Fox News amid allegations of sexual harassment.#VERIFIED BY VISA: New Zealand has followed the example of Australia by tightening its rules on skilled workers entering the country.PARTING SHOTThe squad for the British and Irish Lions rugby team to face the all-conquering New Zealand was announced today.There’s 11 Irishmen in the squad, but BT Sport made a bit of a faux-pax – to say the least – when they tweeted a graphic of the number of players in the squad by country.(via TheDailyEdge) Source: tHREE rED kINGS Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday A petition to prevent the Sisters of Charity owning the maternity hospital and chaos on the M50 are just some of the main stories today. Short URL Share Tweet Email Get our daily news round up: 13,315 Views http://jrnl.ie/3348123 NEED TO CATCH up? TheJournal.ie brings you a round-up of today’s news.IRELAND Health Minister Simon Harris pointing to a scale model of the new maternity hospital Source: Sam Boal/Rollingnews.ie Apr 19th 2017, 9:00 PM Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article 7 Comments By Sean Murray Wednesday 19 Apr 2017, 9:00 PMlast_img read more