EVERY MORNING, TheJournal.ie brings you the nine stories you need to know with your morning coffee.
1. #MYSTERY: The focus of the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner has moved from the east of the country to the west.
2. #REHAB: The Irish Times reports the Frank Flannery might be compelled to appear before the Public Accounts Committee despite resigning from the charity and Fine Gael.
3. #KEEPING SCHTUM: Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan is ”definitely not ruling out” running for a seat in the EU Parliament but won’t give a final decision until after St Patrick’s Day.
4.#JUNIOR CYCLE: Teachers are to hold lunchtime protests in secondary schools today as the ongoing dispute over the new Junior Cycle Student Award grows.
5. #SILVER LINING: There’s been a huge spike in demand for insurance and claims specialists following the recent storms with construction also seeing an activity bump.
6. #UKRAINE: US Secretary of State John Kerry has rejected an offer of talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin, according to BBC News.
7. #IN THE WATER: Cork County Council have voted unanimously to call on the Government to stop water fluoridation.
8. #ANGLO TRIAL: The man considered to be ‘second-in-command’ in the Financial Regulator says that he did not know that Anglo were providing loans to the Maple 10 to buy shares in the bank, according to the Irish Independent.
9. #GETTING HIGH: A man’s been arrested after a drone laden with drugs was discovered hovering outside a prison in Melbourne.