Heres What Happened Today Wednesday

first_imgPayPal announced 400 new jobs at its Dundalk office.Ireland will receive more taxes from oil and gas exploration under new regulations.An Irish judge referred a case concerning Facebook’s involvement with PRISM to the European Court of Justice.The Taoiseach said he’s confident that Ireland hasn’t broken any tax rules.New figures revealed that 15% of Irish businesses went under during the recession.Fianna Fáil’s justice spokesperson asked a judge to not jail a convicted drug dealer. [RTÉ News] Twitter announced it will now support GIFs.Researchers have found a ‘genetic switch’ that allows cancer cells to be repaired in mice. [The Guardian] Updated 9.53pmNEED TO CATCH up? brings you a round-up of today’s news… Pictured here is seven-year-old Paul Crowley from Inchicore, enjoying one of the hottest days of the year so far at Seapoint Beach in Co. Dublin. Source: Mark Stedman/Photocall IrelandIRISHThe IMF recommended sticking to plans for significant cuts and tax increases in Budget 2015.Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore disagreed. [RTÉ News] PARTING SHOTA new app that allows you to send the word “Yo”, and nothing else, to friends is taking the world by the storm. Yo. Yo? Yo.Originally published 9pm Indian labourers sitting on mules and a donkey, right, leave for work in the morning in Allahabad, India. Source: AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh#IRAQ: The country’s foreign minister called on the United States to carry out air strikes on militants.#MALAYSIA: More than two dozen are missing and nine confirmed dead after a boat carrying Indonesian illegal migrants overturned.#NIGERIA: 21 died in a bomb attack at a World Cup viewing centre.#UNITED STATES: Two men were put to death in the first executions since a botched lethal injection in April.INNOVATION Amazon unveiled a new smart phone with a 3D display. Dublin Bikes signed a €2 million sponsorship deal with Coke Zero.The IDA promised to help the Bausch + Lomb factory in Waterford after workers voted in favour of massive cuts.It was sunny. So, so sunny.WORLDlast_img read more