LUNCHTIME BULLETIN: Three Irish people killed in UK housefire

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IRELANDThree people from Ireland have been killed in a housefire in the UK.

IRELAND: The print business of Hewlett Packard in Leixlip, Co Kildare, is to close, management confirmed this morning.

IRELAND: Food retailer Avoca is recalling two batches of hummus products after other products were found to contain Listeria monocytogenes.

WORLD: Around 15,000 people living in a shanty town beside Manila's port have lost their homes in a devastating overnight fire.

WORLD: Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been found guilty in the retrial of a 2013 fraud case, which means he cannot run for president next year.

BUSINESS: The National Asset Management Agency (Nama) has redeemed €1.09bn of Senior Notes today, its first redemption in 2017.

SPORT: Andy Lee is the latest Irish boxer to confirm a Madison Square Garden fight on Paddy’s weekend.

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SHOWBIZ: The biggest Irish stand-up comedy gig of the year has been announced.

VIRAL: Woman shares eye-opening photo showing just how much sizing differs between high street stores.

FEATURE: A new exhibition traces the history of Jews in Irish literature all the way back to the Annals of Innisfallen, writes Marjorie Brennan.



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