NEED TO CATCH up? TheJournal.ie brings you a round-up of today’s news.
Pictured is Harry Fagan aged 3 from Skerries in Dublin as he watches a sea lion enjoying the warm weather in Dublin Zoo today.
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- An Irishwoman died while trekking Mount Kilimanjaro.
- The Church of Scientology is expected to open a new community centre in Firhouse, south Dublin, capable of hosting 1,300 people.
- The search for the remaining crew members of Rescue 116 has been postponed until Monday due to bad weather.
- Gardaí renewed their appeal for missing Dublin woman Linda Christian.
- A group of GAA players were swept out to sea by strong currents when they got into the water to cool down after training. They were saved by surfers and the RNLI.
- The organisers of the Longitude festival apologised for the long delays some people experienced when they tried to access the event yesterday.
- A resource exploration firm began drilling for oil off the Kerry coast.
Jermain Defoe walks behind the funeral cortege for Bradley Lowery, the six-year-old football mascot whose cancer battle captured hearts around the world.
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#RACISM: An Airbnb host has been fined $5,000 for racially abusing a guest who tried to book her property.
#TURKEY: There was a national day of celebration in Turkey marking the one year anniversary of a failed coup to oust sitting president Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
#AUSTRALIA: A high-ranking politician was forced to step down as it turns out he wasn’t allowed be a senator.
What do you think of when you think of Wimbledon? Strawberries and cream? Pimms? A Wicklow man in a skirt playing doubles?
Well, all of the above featured in this year’s competition.
Wicklow man Chris Quinn was trying to impart some advice to the players while he watched a ladies doubles match.
Kim Clijsters asked her teammate Rennae Stubbs whether she should serve wide or down the middle.
An Irish fan near the front row chimed in with his opinion of “body” – so Clijsters brought him on to the court to see if he could handle it.
Watch the video in all its glory below. If it’s not working, then click here.
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