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Lunchtime Fix: 6 things you need to know

Catch up as you refuel.


1. A TEENAGER died in Dungarvan last night as he tried to flee the scene of an attack on a senior garda’s house. GSOC says it is investigating the incident.

2. LOVE/HATE actor Leroy Harris is being treated in hospital for gun injuries sustained in a shooting. The 20-year-old was shot in the leg at about 3.40am.

PastedImage-89216 Source: RTÉ via

3. Last year, Childline was contacted 664,000 times by children in need of help or support. It also took it’s five millionth call during 2013.

Childline Soccer Challenges Darragh O'Loughlane from Portmarnock helps to launch a Childline event. Source: Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland

4. RTÉ reports that gardaí have expanded their search for missing Dublin men Eoin O’Connor and Anthony Keegan in the Cavan and Meath border areas. The pair have not been seen since 22 April.


5. According to a new study by the UK government’s health body, any more than one glass of fruit juice a day is actually bad for you.


6. Twelve thousand years after she fell into a hole, the skeletal remains of a teenage girl were recovered and they have now provided new clues about the origins of the first Native Americans.

PastedImage-57240 A plastic casing of the Kennewick Man skull. Source: AP/Press Association Images

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