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Dublin: 11 °C Saturday 23 February, 2019

Lunchtime Fix: 9 things you need to know

Catch up as you refuel.


1. There was some good news for Louth this morning as PayPal announced it will be hiring 400 more people in Dundalk.

General view of young Louth fans celebrating Source: Dan Sheridan/INPHO

2. Enda Kenny is not worried about Europe’s investigation into Apple’s tax deal in Ireland. Not worried at all.

tax Source: Fitness Pal

3. Are you a Dublinbike user? You’ll soon have more stations and bikes to choose from. Here are junior minister Alan Kelly and the Lord Mayor having a go today.

4. Gardaí have launched a campaign to warn car buyers about a “huge scam” where vehicles bought with fake bank drafts are sold onto “unsuspecting” customers.

PastedImage-9802 Source: An Garda Síochána

5. The situation in Iraq is deteriorating with militants now attacking the country’s main oil refinery.

Mideast Iraq Shamed Military Iraqi children play with an army helmet left behind by a soldier after ISIS fighters took Mosul. Source: AP/Press Association Images

6. You should not wash those chicken breasts. Even if that’s what your Mam told you to do.

PastedImage-7541 Source: Wikipedia/CC

7. A High Court judge has referred a case taken against Facebook’s alleged sharing of data to the European Court of Justice. [RTÉ News]


8. Can we have class outside, Miss? Yes, it’s still summer. And, in fact, it may even be TOO hot.

PastedImage-83953 Source: Met Éireann via KateMonkey/Flickr

9. And news just in…Rory McIlroy has said he will play for Ireland in the 2016 Olympic Games.

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