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The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here’s everything you need to know as we begin the weekend.

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EVERY MORNING, TheJournal.ie brings you all the news you need to know as you start the day.

1. #VIOLENCE: Gerry Adams’ west Belfast home was attacked with an ‘explosive device’ last night.

2. #TOUR OF BRITAIN: After tea with Queen Elizabeth in Windsor yesterday, US President Donald Trump has travelled to Scotland where he will play golf.

3. #TO COURT: The former garda commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan and her son are suing the Times Newspapers group.

4. #GORSE FIRES: Firefighters from the Wicklow Fire Service are continuing to fight gorse fires on Bray Head in Wicklow.

5. #DROGHEDA: Gardaí in Co Louth are seeking the public’s help in tracing the whereabouts of missing teenager Tommy Fitzgerald.

6. #ISLAMIC STATE: A suicide bomber has killed at least 128 people at a campaign rally in south-western Pakistan with the so-called Islamic State group claiming responsibility. (BBC News).

7. #COFIDENCE AND SUPPLY: As the Dáil goes into recess, are we likely to see an election before the end of the year?

8. #ACCESS: The walkway along the side of the old Central Bank building in Dublin’s Temple Bar is to be closed for at least a year and a half.

9. #WEEKEND WEATHER:  Temperatures this weekend are to be warm and humid but there will be widespread cloud across the country.

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