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Lunchtime Fix: 6 things you need to know

Catch up as you refuel.


1. THE charity sector is still suffering because of the CRC and Rehab scandals with the Make-a-Wish foundation saying it won’t be able to grant as many wishes because of a fall in donations.

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2. MINISTER Richard Bruton has said now is not the time to prioritise wage increases, despite rising employment.

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3. GARDAÍ are hunting for three men in connection with an alleged sex attack on a young woman in Phibsborough early on Sunday night.

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4. Do you have problems with your iPhone 5 battery? That could be Apple’s fault – and they are going to replace it for you.

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5. THE WHO has recommended that countries ban the sale of e-cigarettes to minors, a move that has already been undertaken by Ireland. The world body said vaping should also be banned indoors until it is proven that the exhaled vapour is not harmful.

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6. A Limerick company could have found $10 billion worth of oil in Tunisia. Circle Oil‘s stock is up nearly 25% since the preliminary results of its exploratory drilling emerged.


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