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Lunchtime Fix: 7 things you need to know

Catch up as you refuel.


1. FIVE people jumped out a window to escape a blaze that broke out in a house in Crumlin.

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2. The US and five Arab countries began airstrikes on Islamic State last night, the latest move in the expanded military campaign against the militants:

3. Charlie Flanagan says the students who destroyed a San Francisco apartment ‘let Ireland down’.

4. A WOMAN was stabbed in the stairwell of an apartment complex in Dublin City Centre.

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5. A WOMAN and child died after being hit by a train in Slough in England.

6. THESE talented Irish schoolgirls took home the grand prize at the Google Science Fair. Amazing work.

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7. THE Ploughing Championships kicked off today, and our man on the scene has so far eaten bugs and eyed up some breakfast rolls.

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