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Dublin: 5 °C Saturday 19 January, 2019

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s everything you need to know as the day gets started…

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

1. #CRASH: More than 100 people were injured and two workers killed after a train crash in South Carolina.  

2. #CLAMPED: Sinn Féin MLA Gerry Kelly says that he had spoken to police after being filmed using a bolt-cutter to remove a clamp from a car.   

3. #SUPERBOWL: The Philadelphia Eagles scored an upset 41-33 victory over the New England Patriots to win their first ever Super Bowl.

4. #TAXI: Gardaí in Dublin are investigating the sudden death of an on-duty taxi driver on James’ Street early yesterday morning.

5. #FAMILY HUB: The company behind Ireland’s largest homeless family hub was previously paid millions of euro to run a Direct Provision centre, can reveal.

6. #WEATHER: Motorists have been advised to exercise caution as a Status Yellow snow-ice warning has been issued for counties across the country.

7. #KILDARE: A three-year-old girl died yesterday morning after she was involved in a two-car crash that happened in Kildare on Thursday.

8. #CABINET: A special cabinet meeting is taking place today about the new National Planning Framework, RTÉ reports.

9. #PARIS: The last surviving suspect in the 2015 Paris attacks, Salah Abdeslam, has arrived at a court in Brussels amid tight security to stand trial over a shootout that led to his capture.

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