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Dublin: 13 °C Friday 22 February, 2019

Lunchtime Fix: 8 things you need to know

Catch up as you refuel.


1. A teenager lost three fingers in a horrific attack in Clondalkin last weekend. The digits were cut off by a criminal gang as part of a so-called punishment assault for ‘working on their turf’.

PastedImage-74917 The Kilcronan area of Clondalkin where the attack occurred.

2. Some residents in Dublin City Council areas may have problems with their rubbish today as Greyhound Household staff have started an unofficial industrial action.


3. Peter Mathews wants the banking inquiry to take place in the National Basketball Arena so that all the people with power at the time of the guarantee can be lined up and presented with the balance sheets.

359:365 What is your favourite colour? Source: patchworkbunny via Flickr

4. Niall Harbison, the owner of popular website Lovin’ Dublin, has apologised for these offensive comments that featured in a restaurant review yesterday.


5. Labour leader hopeful Alex White smoked cannabis back in the day. (See the last three seconds of this video for the good stuff.)

Source: Video

6. Right now, Cabinet is looking at ways to allow the HSE to restore discretionary medical cards. [RTÉ News]

uturn Source: Ozini

7. Two hill walkers were rescued from this rhododendron forest in Tipperary.

PastedImage-93338 Source: South Eastern Mountain Rescue Association

8. It’s really warm out there today. Hurrah.

VINCENT BROWNE Source: Eamonn Farrell/Photocall Ireland

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