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Lunchtime Fix: 6 things you need to know

Catch up as you refuel.
May 2nd 2014, 12:58 PM 13,799 7


1. AS GERRY ADAMS spends his third day in police custody, the daughter of Jean McConville has said she is prepared to name the people who she believes were involved in her mother’s murder.

jean-mcconville-kidnap-6-630x413 Source: PA Wire/Press Association

2. GOOD news, people of Cork: There are 350 jobs on the way at Irish business outsourcing company Voxpro.

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3. BANKS have been reassuring customers that wages and payments which were due to enter accounts yesterday will definitely appear today instead. The problem was that yesterday was a SEPA holiday, apparently.

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4. MORE than 160 allegations of sexual abuse by Catholic priests were reported to the church’s child protection watchdog in the past year.

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5. MAX Clifford will be sentenced at 2pm after being found guilty of eight counts of sexual assault. Earlier, the judge asked for confirmation that this video was never shown on television during the trial as it would have risked contempt:

Source: Sky News/YouTube

6. ON the right is a surfer. On the left is the fin of a basking shark. This incredible photo was taken by surfer Stephen Lynott of the Kerry coast yesterday:

Shaaaark Source: Stephen Lynott

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