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The Daily Fix: Sunday

In tonight’s Fix: State assets, assassinations, apologies, and a glamour model turns to economics…

Pete Matthews with his penny farthing on Dublin's Ha'penny Bridge for the launch of the Temple Bar Tradfest today
Pete Matthews with his penny farthing on Dublin's Ha'penny Bridge for the launch of the Temple Bar Tradfest today
Image: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland

EVERY EVENING, TheJournal.ie brings you a roundup of the day’s main news – plus any bits and pieces you may have missed…

Aaron and Alex Mylrea, 10 and 12, put the finishing touches to their entry in the annual Lego Building Competition at the Museum of Science and History in Jacksonville, Florida yesterday (AP Photo/The Florida Times-Union, Kelly Jordan)

  • Bad news for the groundbreaking triple limb transplant – doctors have had to remove the leg they attached only yesterday.
  • “I mean I was accused in the past of shouting wolf and what I managed to do is knock a few teeth out of that wolf’s mouth but he’s still going to bite and it’s going to be sore.” Yes, Minister – it’s the Week In Quotes.
  • Ireland doesn’t need a revolution – because we can do better. Derry Nairn lays out some fresh ideas for containing the Government in this evening’s column.
  • Several TDs have raised concerns over the dismissal of a whistleblower who drew attention to the plight of patients at a Dublin mental hospital.
  • Salvaging shipwrecks, life in derelict cities, and what exactly happens to stolen bikes? It’s all in our selection of the week’s best reads.
  • And finally: If there is a better way to handle mobile phone interruptions, we don’t know it (starts around 0.33):

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