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LUNCH fix 19 march

1. #PUBLIC INTEREST The Garda Siochána Ombudsman Commission is to investigate the “pepper-spraying” of a homeless man.

2. #ALL CHANGE Speed limits are to be changed around Ireland, giving local authorities more power on the issue.

3. #INM Denis O’Brien has left Australia and New Zealand’s APN News and Media – he was their largest shareholder.

4. #THREATS Labour senator Lorraine Higgins was told her head would be ripped off and shoved “where the sun don’t shine”.

5. #COLORADO A pregnant woman was stabbed and her baby taken from her womb after she answered an ad on Craiglist.

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6. #OUT O’SPACE An Irish scientist had to leave the Mars Mission for saying it is “hopelessly flawed”.

Main pic: Bressie in Temple Street Children’s Hospital with Zoe Tennis (8 months) from Meath, launching the eighth Lindt ‘Make Easter Sweet’ for Temple Street.

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