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The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning! Here are nine things you need to know as you start your day.

The 9 at 9
The 9 at 9

EVERY MORNING, brings you nine things you need to know with your morning cup of coffee.

1. #ARREST: A man is in custody at Blanchardstown Garda Station following the death of a man at a house in Castleknock, Dublin 15 overnight.

2. #POST-MORTEM: The state pathologist Dr. Marie Cassidy conducted a post-mortem on the male body that was discovered in Finglas yesterday, but the results have yet to be released.

3. #RESCUE: The medical volunteers of an Irish non-profit were involved in a dramatic sea rescue in the Philippines.

4. #ELECTRICITY: The Health Minister James Reilly is under pressure from Labour senators to explain a letter he sent to cabinet colleagues expressing concerns about the adverse health risks of electricity cables in Dublin, reports The Sunday Times.

5. #SLAVE LABOUR: A foreign diplomat may face an investigation by the gardaí, reports The Sunday Independent, after complaints were received that a servant was trafficked into Ireland to work 17 hours a day.

6. #TV3: The Sunday Times reports that broadcaster TV3 has raised concerns with the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland over UTV’s application for an Irish television licence.

7. #HEALTH BUDGET: A cabinet memo seen by The Sunday Business Post reveals that the health service may require further funding so as to ensure patient safety.

8. #ISRAEL:state funeral is being planned for tomorrow for the former Prime Minister of Israel, Ariel Sharon, following his death yesterday.

9.#HELP: The Samaritans helpline received 520 calls on Christmas Day last month, the busiest day was 30 December.

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