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All of the news, none of the waiting.


1. #FIRST FIX: Irish Water has identified 30,000 leaks at Irish homes and is going to start fixing them for free – even if they’re inside your gate.

2. #NOT HAPPENING: It looks like none of the Royals will be attending the 1916 centenary.

3. #BILLS BILLS BILLS: Ian Bailey could see millions of euro in costs awarded against him after losing his High Court action against the State.

4. #MALAYSIA: A fishmonger has been sentenced to death by hanging for the murder of two medical students.

5. #TOUCHY: A man was fined €6,500 because he became furious and grabbed a flight attendant when the passenger in front of him on a plane reclined their seat.

6. IRISH INVASION: The UFC has promised it will be back in Dublin at some stage this year, has revealed, but a Croke Park card is unlikely.

Main pic: Hattie Feltham, 4, picking Jersey Royal new potatoes during the harvest – Matt Alexander/PA.

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