Heres What Happened Today Thursday

first_img Get our daily news round up: Short URL By Sean Murray Share2 Tweet Email Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday A drone spotted at Dublin Airport, Metrolink woes and Jussie Smollett’s even greater woes – it’s the evening fix. 7,955 Views https://jrnl.ie/4506706 center_img NEED TO CATCH up? TheJournal.ie brings you a round-up of today’s news.IRELAND Pictured signs advising the public that Dublin Airport is a Drone Free Zone Source: Sam Boal/Rollingnews.ieGardaí are investigating after a drone sighting at Dublin Airport caused a 30-minute flight shutdown. The closure of the Luas Green Line to facilitate the Metrolink is “off the agenda”, according to Minister for Transport Shane Ross.The family of missing Icelandic man Jón Jónsson have arrived in Ireland to step up their search.Gardaí fear a return of Hutch/Kinahan violence after Patrick Hutch walked free from court yesterday morning.The Dáil was suspended twice today after TDs rowed over a fossil fuel bill.Gardaí arrested 29 people in a blitz on Cork-based thieves and drug dealers.The HSE said 38 people have died so far this flu season.A judge ordered video footage of a child being taken into care be seized over social media fears.Senior civil servant Robert Watt was accused of “playing games” with an Oireachtas Committee.Dublin’s Lord Mayor has defended flying through 120 kegs of Guinness in six months.A Moscow native was appointed to promote the Irish language in a south Kerry gaeltacht.INTERNATIONAL Chicago police Superintendent Eddie Johnson speaks about the details of the arrest and charges of Jussie Smollett at Chicago police headquarters Source: SIPA USA/PA Images#CHICAGO: Actor Jussie Smollett sent himself racist and homophobic hate mail before staging an attack on himself, police said.#ISLAMIC STATE: US President Donald Trump requested a block be put on a US-born woman who joined ISIS from returning to America.#CHARGED: British MP Christopher Davies was charged over alleged false expenses claims.PARTING SHOTA heartwarming story to round things off.101 days ago, the Ballejos family fled their home in Paradise, California, as a deadly wildfire ripped through the area.As they made their way out of the town, their dog Kingston jumped out of the back of their truck.And yet, after all this time, the family have been reunited with Kingston, an Akita.“When I found out, [it] just about brought me to tears,” Gabriel Ballejos told Associated Press after being reunited with his dog. “I’m so proud of him. I can’t believe it. He’s a true survivor.” Source: Ben Lepe via AP Feb 21st 2019, 9:01 PM No Comments Thursday 21 Feb 2019, 9:00 PM Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this articlelast_img read more