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Dublin: 5 °C Thursday 22 February, 2018

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Here’s everything you need to know as the day gets started.

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EVERY MORNING, brings you the stories you need to know as you start your day.

1. #STORM GEORGINA: A weather warning remains in place for six counties after strong winds from Storm Georgina hit the country last night.

2. #WATER: Irish Water has apologised to a Galway family with three children who have gone more than five years without a reliable water supply at their home.

3. #AFGHANISTAN: At least 11 people have been injured after gunmen blasted their way into the charity Save the Children’s office in Afghanistan yesterday.

4. #MUELLER: US attorney general Jeff Sessions was named yesterday as the first member of Donald Trump’s cabinet to be questioned in the probe into allegations of Russian election meddling.

5. #STORMONT: A fresh round of talks will kick off today to try to restore the power sharing in Northern Ireland. But there’s not a lot of optimism that they will be successful.

6. #CHARLETON: Former garda commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan faced some tough questions yesterday at the Disclosures Tribunal, but she wasn’t phased.

7. #CARILLION: The collapse of a UK construction company is having a knock-on effect on the construction of new school buildings in Ireland, RTÉ reports.

8. #PHYSICS: Warnings have been issued over the future of some secondary school subjects due to a shortage of teachers.

9. #REFERENDUM: Down Syndrome Ireland has released a statement calling on campaigners in the debate on the Eighth Amendment not to use images of people with Down syndrome to make their arguments.

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