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From TheJournal.ie 'There was heat on my neck and when I looked up there were bodies everywhere': Chaos after Ariana Grande gig explosion Eyewitness

'There was heat on my neck and when I looked up there were bodies everywhere': Chaos after Ariana Grande gig explosion

Eyewitnesses described the incident at the Ariana Grande gig as one of terror and panic.

From TheJournal.ie Voices of 1916: 'I knew it meant war - but I was honoured to print the Proclamation' The Printer

Voices of 1916: 'I knew it meant war - but I was honoured to print the Proclamation'

Printer Christopher Brady was called to Liberty Hall on Easter Sunday 1916 for a special job – he was stunned to read the text of the Proclamation calling for a Republic.

From TheJournal.ie A Palestinian describes what life is like under Israeli bombardment Eyewitness

A Palestinian describes what life is like under Israeli bombardment

Mohammed Suliman lives in Gaza City and told us what the city is like.

From TheJournal.ie Did Damien Dempsey save a man from drowning yesterday? Hero

Did Damien Dempsey save a man from drowning yesterday?

One eyewitness is sure it was the singer who came to the rescue “cool as you like”.

From TheJournal.ie Eyewitness: Tear gas and tension in Syntagma Square Opinion This post contains images

Eyewitness: Tear gas and tension in Syntagma Square

An Irish woman living in Athens spends some hours at the heart of the Greek protests and records the fear, anger and uncertainty on the streets.

From TheJournal.ie Massive Japanese quake causes day to shorten slightly Japan Earthquake

Massive Japanese quake causes day to shorten slightly

The earth’s rotation sped up by over a microsecond because of the 8.9 magnitude earthquake.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach offers condolences and pledges assistance to victims of Japanese earthquake Japan Earthquake

Taoiseach offers condolences and pledges assistance to victims of Japanese earthquake

The minister for trade and development has said that Ireland is standing by to provide assistance.

From TheJournal.ie Stock and oil prices react to Japan's earthquake and tsunami disasters Japan Earthquake

Stock and oil prices react to Japan's earthquake and tsunami disasters

Stocks rose but oil prices fell in response to the terrible events in the Pacific.

From TheJournal.ie Japan latest: Toll stands at 137 but deaths set to exceed 1,000 people Japan Earthquake

Japan latest: Toll stands at 137 but deaths set to exceed 1,000 people

With still many unaccounted for one news agency says the death toll is expected to rise above 1,000 people.

From TheJournal.ie Astronomers dismiss suggestion that sun and moon caused Japan earthquake Bad Science This post contains images

Astronomers dismiss suggestion that sun and moon caused Japan earthquake

Reports that scientists had established a link between the activities of the sun and moon with the today’s Pacific tsunami have been dismissed by Irish astronomers.

From TheJournal.ie UN and countries pledge aid and rescue offers to Japan but no decision from Ireland Japan Tsunami

UN and countries pledge aid and rescue offers to Japan but no decision from Ireland

Officials at the Department of the Taoiseach and Department of Foreign Affairs have so far made no official comment on the matter.

From TheJournal.ie Tsunami hits Indonesia without causing damage Pacific

Tsunami hits Indonesia without causing damage

Indonesia and Guam have both lifted their tsunami warnings, after waves of just 10 centimetres hit the eastern Indonesian coast.

From TheJournal.ie In Pictures: Graphs and charts that show the tsunami's projected path Tsunami This post contains images

In Pictures: Graphs and charts that show the tsunami's projected path

Weather centres around the Pacific rim show trajectory of deadly wave.

From TheJournal.ie Volcano erupts in eastern Indonesia Indonesia

Volcano erupts in eastern Indonesia

A volcano has erupted in Indonesia, just hours after an earthquake in Japan created a Pacific-wide tsunami.

From TheJournal.ie Pacific tsunami: Eyewitnesses upload photographs Pacific Tsunami This post contains images

Pacific tsunami: Eyewitnesses upload photographs

People in the areas affected by the Pacific tsunami have uploaded photographs on social networking sites.

From TheJournal.ie Tsunami passes over Taiwan, Indonesia braces for impact Pacific Tsunami

Tsunami passes over Taiwan, Indonesia braces for impact

The Pacific tsunami has hit Taiwan causing minimal damage – it is due to hit the vulnerable Indonesia islandssoon.

From TheJournal.ie Tsunami may 'totally engulf' low lying Pacific islands: Red Cross Pacific Tsunami This post contains images

Tsunami may 'totally engulf' low lying Pacific islands: Red Cross

The low lying Pacific islands may be swept over as a powerful tsunami hits the region – meanwhile Indonesia is bracing itself, as warnings indicate it will be the first area to be hit after Japan.

From TheJournal.ie "It felt like a jet had come too close to the window": Eyewitnesses tell of Japan earthquake Japan

"It felt like a jet had come too close to the window": Eyewitnesses tell of Japan earthquake

The major earthquake has violently shaken the whole of north Japan, with one person confirmed dead already.