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Dublin: 11 °C Wednesday 23 October, 2019
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Lunchtime Fix: 8 things you need to know

Catch up as you refuel.

WHAT’S THE STORY?

1. The Anglo trial is over – now it’s time to get ready for the banking inquiry. It’s imminent.

Former Managing Director of Anglo Irish Source: Eamonn Farrell/Photocall Ireland

2. The unemployment rate has fallen… for the 22nd month in a row, no less.

Unemployment Dole Queues Source: Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland

3. This ambulance crashed into a wall in Dublin.

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4. It’s 20 years since Riverdance at the 1994 Eurovision (and you don’t look like you’ve aged a year!). Here are some memories.

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5. Mystery as an unidentified man was found unconscious and seriously injured on a footpath. Gardaí need help identifying him, and we’ve got his description.

garda Source: Garda Facebook

6. Northern Ireland rejected same sex marriage for the third time in 18 months.

Same-sex marriage bid faces defeat Source: PA Wire/Press Association Images

7. Ever wondered how gardaí get trained into using their motorbikes? Here’s how. (We think they get to go faster than this usually though…)

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8. Clayton Lockett – who shot a woman and watched as his friends buried her alive – was to be killed by lethal injection at a US prison…  but died of a massive heart attack after the process was botched.

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