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Oh baby! This little girl doesn't know it yet, but this is the day she was cuddled by US President Barack Obama on his trip to Moneygall Photocall Ireland
Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Some of the news and views you may have missed in the excitement of this afternoon…

EVERY EVENING, brings you a round-up of some of the news headlines you may have missed – and the intriguing little tidbits you might like to see…

The Obama visit:

Oh yes, and that awful moment when it looked like the US Presidential car wouldn’t make it out of the US Embassy after lunch. *Crunch*


  • A British MP has used his parliamentary privilege in the London House of Commons to out Ryan Giggs as the Premiership footballer who has been the subject of a superinjunction over an alleged affair.
  • An inquiry into the murder of solicitor Rosemary Nelson has found that there was no collusion between state agencies and loyalists involved in her murder.
  • The Russian Ambassador to Ireland, Mikhail Timoshkin, has died suddenly here but the circumstances of his death are not yet clear.
  • Television and radio professional Yvonne Nolan has been writing about bad customer service. She writes: “The thing about ‘Customer Care’, wherever it’s given that name, is that it’s there to frustrate you, piss you off and make you and your complaint go away”. Grrr – we hear you, Yvonne.

We don’t know about you, but the day has left us in a pretty good mood here in A slam-dunk sort of mood, in fact…

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