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Lunchtime Fix 6 things you need to know

first_img Drum roll please…the Man Booker Longlist 2014 is— Man Booker Prize (@ManBookerPrize) July 23, 2014 We spend thousands each year removing graffiti from businesses. Now much loved public monuments targeted #disgrace— weareDublinTown (@weareDublinTown) July 23, 2014 Source: Man Booker Prize/Twitter Source: Dublin City BID/Twitter 6. Just days after returning to the city’s streets, Dublin’s Molly Malone has been subjected to an assault.center_img WHAT’S THE STORY?1. THE homelessness crisis was top of this morning’s news again with Focus Ireland revealing a 25 per cent increase in demand for its services. One mother of two, Bridget, tells her story here:I was reduced to having to boil pasta and eggs in the kettle just to they had something they could eat.2. THE inquest into the death of Peaches Geldof has ruled that the 25-year-old died of a heroin overdose. Husband Tom Cohen told the hearing that his wife had been an addict. Source: Anthony Devlin/PA Archive/Press Association Images3. Louis Lentin, the maker of Dear Daughter – a famous documentary about the life of abuse survivor Christine Buckley – has passed away. Source: Lavozdelarcángel666/YouTube4. A man has been extradited from the US on charges of sexual offences against two minors. The 33-year-old is due in court shortly. Source: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland5. The Man Booker Prize has revealed this year’s Long List…through a snazzy Twitter video. Read the rest of today’s news>last_img read more