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Dublin: 1°C Thursday 2 December 2021

Lunchtime Fix: 5 things you need to know

Catch up as you refuel.


1. An investigation in the UK into the ‘on the run’ letters given to IRA suspects has found that they were “flawed” – but that they didn’t technically break the law.

Hyde Park bombing case The aftermath of the Hyde Park bombing in London in 1982. Source: PA

2. Bad news in the Middle East: three shells from Gaza have hit Israel, just a couple of hours after a brief ceasefire began.

idf tweet Source: https://twitter.com/IDFSpokesperson

3. The Luas Cross City has released a photograph of the skeletal remains found yesterday outside Trinity College which are believed to date back to medieval times:

skeleton Source: @LuasCrossCity

4. Look who’s got a new job: Children’s Ombudsman Emily Logan is Ireland’s new human rights commissioner.

File photo: Emaily Logan named now Chief Comissioner of the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission. Source: Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland

5. Mark this moment: it is the last time we will ever have to mention Garth Brooks in the Lunchtime Fix (hopefully). Refunds to the 400,000 people who bought tickets are to begin today as the gigs are definitely, 100%, completely cancelled. We promise.


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