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Dublin: 12°C Monday 19 April 2021

Lunchtime Fix: 5 things you need to know

Catch up as you refuel.


1. THE HSE may well be manipulating waiting lists to make them appear shorter, more manageable and better performing.

mr burns Source: yellowfur.tumblr.com

2. A woman Sky News accused of ‘trolling’ Madeleine McCann’s parents has been found dead, local media in England reported today.

3. THERE was lots of good jobs news today. Spar has said it will create 1,000 new positions across 50 stores and SmartInvest plans to sink money into 30 technology companies with an aim to bring 450 jobs to the country.

Cork and Tipperary will also see 200 new positions from Solarwinds and Ribword.

4. BRITISH citizen Shrien Dewani has pleaded not guilty to murdering his new wife in Cape Town as his long-awaite trial eventually gets underway.

Anni Dewani murder Source: PA Archive/Press Association Images

5. IRISHMAN Vincent Martin Crowe faces a murder trial in Australia following the death of 21-year-old Kenny Meyler in February 2013. [RTÉ News]

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