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The Daily Fix: Tuesday

All the day’s main news as well as the bits and pieces that you may have missed….

In the news for six days running, the under fire independent TD Mick Wallace leaving Leinster House this evening.
In the news for six days running, the under fire independent TD Mick Wallace leaving Leinster House this evening.
Image: Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland

EVERY DAY, TheJournal.ie brings you a round-up of all the day’s main news as well as the bits and pieces that you may have missed.

Plenty of craic to be had in Torun today as Cillian Quinn goes for the ball during a beach volleyball game between Irish players and locals in the Polish city (©INPHO/James Crombie)

  • Meanwhile these two Ireland supporters in New York had a lucky escape at the weekend when they fell onto the tracks of the city’s subway only for the kindness of strangers to see them thankfully saved and neither badly hurt.
  • Staying with Euro 2012, support groups for victims of domestic violence have said they will be monitoring their helplines closely in the coming weeks as research indicates a link between sporting occasions and an increase in domestic violence.
  • The economist who is credited with the concept of the National Asset Management Agency has recommended significant changes to the State’s bad bank in a report commissioned by Treasury Holdings, one of NAMA’s more controversial debtors.
  • Good news for residents of the Cork town of Bandon today with the announcement that the area is to be provided with a 100-year flood protection.
  • The Leaving and Junior cert exams continued today with a call for problems with the Maths exam to be addressed while concerns were also raised about the emergence of a hoax History paper.
  • Seventy sheep, 12 horses, 10 chickens and three sheep dogs are just some of what you’ll be able to see at the Olympics opening ceremony in London later this summer.
  • Finally, here’s a cool video showing what it’s like to play hide and seek from a toddler’s point of view:

YouTube: wetwipey

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