EVERY MORNING,TheJournal.ie brings you the stories you need to know as you wake up.
1. #GANGLAND: The body of David Byrne, who was killed in the Regency Hotel last week, has been released to his family as gardaí prepare massive operations around his and Eddie Hutch’s funerals.
2. #LUAS IN THE NEWS: A Luas strike today and tomorrow looks set to cause major disruption for commuters in the capital.
3. #DRUMM: David Drumm is due back in court today where he is expected to agree to come home to Ireland.
4. #MARTENS: Molly Martens Corbett and her father Thomas Martens have pleaded not guilty to the murder of Limerick man Jason Corbett.
5. #NEW YORK: A man is on the run after his girlfriend and two of her three children were stabbed to death in a New York hotel.
6. #ICE ICE BABY: The weather will be cold again, bringing ice, frost and sleet.
7. #OREGON: The FBI has surrounded the last four protesters holed up in an Oregon wildlife refuge.
8. #BOSS IS BACK: Tickets for Bruce Springsteen’s gig in Croke Park go on sale this morning.
9. #JOAN: Joan Burton looks set to lose her seat in Dublin West, a new poll suggests.