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Today's top stories in 6 seconds

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

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1. #SHOOTING: A man has been arrested in Northern Ireland in connection with the shooting dead of former IRA commander Jock Davison.

2. #BOOM: The CEO of Bank of Ireland has told the banking inquiry it was “wrong” to grant 100% mortgages during the boom.

3. #ARSON: Several Irish Water vehicles were damaged in an arson attack overnight.

4. #NOT TOO SHABBY: A major new survey has found Irish people think civil servants do a good job (but they still wouldn’t speak highly of them.)

5. #OVERWEIGHT: Almost all Irish adults are likely to be overweight in just 15 years’ time, according to a new study by the World Health Organisation.

6. #THREAT: A receptionist was threatened with a syringe in a Limerick hotel robbery this morning.

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