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Dublin: 3 °C Saturday 16 November, 2019

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He's back! Rathgar tortoise returns home

One-hundred-year-old pet went missing from Dublin home on Saturday afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Have you seen this tortoise? 100-year-old pet makes quick getaway in Dublin Great Escape

Have you seen this tortoise? 100-year-old pet makes quick getaway in Dublin

Florentine the tortoise’s escape has been trending on Twitter in Dublin this afternoon after his unexpected getaway.

From TheJournal.ie Three prisoners escape from Cavan prison Absconded

Three prisoners escape from Cavan prison

All three have since been captured and returned to Loughan House.

From TheJournal.ie Three prisoners serving sentence for homicide offences are 'unlawfully at large' Escape

Three prisoners serving sentence for homicide offences are 'unlawfully at large'

One prisoner absconded in 2004 while another escaped in 2010.

From TheJournal.ie Garda killer had escaped from same prison before Prisons

Garda killer had escaped from same prison before

More details have emerged in the case of Martin McDermott, who was serving time for the manslaughter of a garda when he escaped from a Cavan prison earlier this month.

From TheJournal.ie Garda killer jailed again in Derry after prison escape Escapee

Garda killer jailed again in Derry after prison escape

Martin McDermott, who was serving a seven-year sentence for the manslaughter of a garda, escaped from a low-security jail earlier this month.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things to know before 9am…

From TheJournal.ie Japanese tsunami: 7 incredible survival stories Japan

Japanese tsunami: 7 incredible survival stories

Amongst the damage and destruction caused by the Japanese earthquake and tsunami in March 2011, there were incredible tales of survival and courage. We take a look at seven of them.

Penguin breaks out of Tokyo aquarium

Run Penguin, Run. A penguin is at large after making a jailbird escape from Tokyo Aquarium.

From TheJournal.ie Two escape from garda custody in Limerick Prison Break

Two escape from garda custody in Limerick

The men were being transferred from the District Court to Limerick Prison.

Have yourself a sunny Christmas: 10 dreamy luxury hotels Take A Break This post contains images

Have yourself a sunny Christmas: 10 dreamy luxury hotels

Want to get away this Christmas? Why not take a step into our slideshow of top hotels with swim-up bars, where you can imagine you’re in some exotic, far flung location…

From TheJournal.ie Watch: young girl's lucky escape after getting trapped under a car in China China This post contains videos

Watch: young girl's lucky escape after getting trapped under a car in China

The five-year-old girl was dramatically pulled from under the car after being run over in Wenzhou province.

From TheJournal.ie Gardai and PSNI looking for man who stole Garda car Over The Border

Gardai and PSNI looking for man who stole Garda car

Man arrested on drink driving suspicion manages to commandeer Garda car, drive it to Co Down and escape.

From TheJournal.ie Woman "buried in box" by partner - but survives Buried Alive

Woman "buried in box" by partner - but survives

The woman was allegedly shot with a tazer and then buried alive by her partner, who wanted to bring the relationship to an end, a court was told.

From The42 US Major League baseball star found safe and well after kidnapping Escape

US Major League baseball star found safe and well after kidnapping

Wilson Ramos, a catcher for the Washington Nationals, is found unharmed after he was kidnapped at home in Venezuela.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Thursday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Energy regulator backs rise in Bord Gáis prices, Corrib ‘rape tape’ report released, and amazing video of a whale’s ‘thank you’ dance after being freed from fishing nets…

From TheJournal.ie Department of Foreign Affairs defends its handling of Libyan evacuation Libya

Department of Foreign Affairs defends its handling of Libyan evacuation

Five more Irish citizens arrived home safely yesterday. One described the Department’s handling of the situation as “diabolical”.