LUNCHTIME BULLETIN: Five food businesses served closure orders in January

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IRELANDGardaí are investigating the cause of a large fire at a commercial premises on the outskirts of Limerick City.

IRELAND: Five closure orders were issued by the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) to premises in Cork, Dublin, Limerick and Meath during the month of January.

IRELAND: A man has been airlifted to hospital in a critical condition after he fell into a lake in Co Tipperary this morning.

WORLD: Three employees with Swedish broadcaster SVT have been convicted of human smuggling for bringing a 15-year-old Syrian boy to Sweden  during the 2015 migrant influx that swept across Europe.

WORLD: A number of people are thought to be injured following an explosion at a nuclear power plant in France.

BUSINESS: KBC Bank has announced that it will retain its business here and is committed to "long term investment in Ireland".

SPORT: Given that Liverpool's only win so far in 2017 was an FA Cup replay against Plymouth, its #TheGreatReds hashtag has annoyed some fans.

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SHOWBIZ: Beyonce is facing a $20m copyright suit from a YouTube star's estate.

VIRAL: You won't believe the letter this dad received  about his 10-year-old son's imaginary friend.

FEATURE: Valentine's Day is on his way - our gift guide will help you embrace the romantic in you and give your partner something special, writes Esther N McCarthy.



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