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The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

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

1. #LOUTH: Two men – a father and son – remain in hospital this morning after their helicopter crash landed outside an unoccupied house near Carlingford.

2. #BREXIT: Legislation to trigger Britain’s exit from the European Union faces its final parliamentary test today.

3. #GALWAY: An investigation has been launched into the fatal stabbing of 39-year-old Chris McGrath in Galway.

4. #UNCLEAN: Cockroaches, raw sewage and live rodents were among the reasons Irish food businesses were shut down last year.

5. #SAVE LESS: Credit Unions are asking customers to reduce their savings balances because not enough people are taking out loans, the Irish Independent reports.

6. SYRIA: Grave violations against children in Syria were the highest on record in 2016, according to Unicef.

7. #MISSING: Gardaí are seeking help finding a woman missing since Saturday.

8. #HAITI: A bus fleeing from a hit-and-run ploughed into dozens of street musicians, killing 38 people.

9. #ETHIOPIA: At least 46 people were killed in a giant landslide at a rubbish dump on the outskirts of Addis Ababa.

Examiner. In case you missed last night's full moon, reader Kevin Barrett sent us this gorgeous picture - a nice way to start the week. Source: Kevin Barett

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