Video: Hutch arrest, vaccine take-up and Dundalk drugs haul

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Dublin criminal Gerry Hutch, also known as The Monk, has been arrested in Spain. He has been sought by gardaí for several years over his alleged involvement in the Kinahan-Hutch feud.

A man has been remanded in custody after he was charged with murder following the fatal stabbing of Ademola Giwa in Tallaght, Dublin on Tuesday. John Titiloye, 26, who replied “not guilty” when charged, appeared at Dublin District Court on Friday morning.

An estimated 65,000 children aged 12-15 have registered for their Covid-19 vaccine within 24 hours of the portal opening. It comes with more than 80 per cent of the adult population in Ireland now fully vaccinated and around 90 per cent partially vaccinated.

Meanwhile, the Government is working on establishing a compensation scheme for people who suffer injury caused by a State vaccination programme.

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Two people arrested on suspicion of murder by gardaí investigating the death of a four-year-old boy in Limerick, continue to be held for questioning.

Gardaí have arrested a man in Co Louth following the seizure of benzodiazepine tablets with an estimated street value of €650,000. Shortly before 6pm on Thursday, a vehicle was stopped and searched in the Bellewsbridge Road area of Dundalk.

The suspected Plymouth gunman spoke of being “beaten down” and “defeated by life” in videos posted online just weeks before the massacre.

Finally, Middle Earth is moving. Amazon Studios said on Friday the second season of its "Lord of the Rings" television series will be filmed in the United Kingdom, moving fictional 'Middle Earth' out of New Zealand for the first time.

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