Heres What Happened Today Thursday

first_img https://jrnl.ie/4617698 Thursday 2 May 2019, 9:02 PM Pro-IRA graffiti that appeared just metres away from where the journalist Lyra McKee was killed in Creggan. Source: PA Wire/PA Images#VENEZUELA: It was announced that one woman has died and more than forty people were injured in Venezuela yesterday during clashes between armed forces and opposition supporters.#UNITED STATES: Florida’s House of Representatives has approved a bill allowing teachers to carry firearms.PARTING SHOT It’s Poetry Day Ireland – with lots of poetry events and readings taking place up and down the country. Follow the #PoetryDayIRL on Twitter for a round-up of what’s been happening. For the day that’s in it, here’s a poem Paint Me, by Dean, about his experience of homelessness. Give it a look and a listen.  Get our daily news round up: “At no point in time did I decide that I wanted to be homeless”On #PoetryDayIRL, we are sharing a video of Dean, who wrote Paint Me to describe his experiences of homelessness. pic.twitter.com/2eLN8aZcPq— Peter McVerry Trust (@PMVTrust) May 2, 2019 10,002 Views May 2nd 2019, 9:02 PM No Comments NEED TO CATCH up? TheJournal.ie brings you a round-up of today’s news.IRELAND rtist and Naomh Og Builder Holger Lonze, living in Waterville, plays a medieval horn to welcome people to Poetry Day Ireland 2019 on the early monastic settlement of Church Island or Inis Uasal, Lough Currane, Waterville, Co.Kerry. Source: Valerie O’SullivanTwo men were charged and another arrested in connection with the thefts of ATMs in Northern Ireland.CCTV images showing one of the boys accused of murder walking with Ana Kriegel on the day of her disappearance were shown to the jury this afternoon. Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said that holding an investigation into claims by consultants that dead bodies were left decomposing on a mortuary corridor at University Hospital Waterford is not one of his priorities.Tega Agberhiere (16) – one of the teenagers injured in an apparent acid attack in Waterford – said he didn’t think he would ever be able to see again. Health Minister Simon Harris launched his Bill for an opt-out organ donation system for Ireland.Prison officers expressed concern about the number of gangs in Irish prisons and about their regularly violent behaviour.Several Irish banks advised customers that delayed payments will be made after a European bank holiday caused disruption.The Road Safety Authority called on motorcyclists to take specific care on the roads ahead of the May bank holiday weekend.The Abbey Theatre said it has learned from talks with artists and is committed to changes that will improve its engagement with them.Aircraft manufacturer Bombardier announced that it was selling its Belfast operation. An alleged “IRA man” who raped two teenage boys at a “republican safe house” two decades ago was jailed for seven years.TheJournal.ie spoke to people who have left their jobs to take up a new position in the HSE, but are now in limbo due to a recruitment freeze. WORLD Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday Ana Kriegel murder trial continues, Bombardier cutting Belfast operation and concerns over gangs in prisons – It’s The Fix. Short URL Source: Peter McVerry Trust/Twitter Share7 Tweet Email By Cormac Fitzgeraldlast_img