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

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Updated Aug 15th 2018, 8:55 AM

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

1. #SEARCH: Gardaí are tracking the movements of a convicted rapist linked to the murder of Deirdre Jacob.

2. #BEST OF LUCK: The Leaving Cert results are out today, and top marks have dropped across English, Irish and Maths.

3. #GENOA: Rescuers searched frantically through the night for survivors in the Italy bridge collapse.

4. #THE TROUBLES: A special ceremony will take place today to mark the 20th anniversary of Omagh bombing.

5. #HOUSING CRISIS: Airbnb has been accused of turning villages into “holiday resorts” as it reveals 640,000 Irish summer visitors.

6. #WEATHER WATCH: Rain is set to spread across the country today – but will it stay for the weekend?

7. #PHOENIX PARK: The HSE emergency chief, speaking about the papal visit, has said: “We’re not saying there will be deaths but we’re planning for that eventuality”.

8. #FRASER ANNING: An Australian senator has been widely condemned for calling for a “final solution” to immigration.

9. #GOLDEN LANE: Gardaí have appealed for witnesses after a woman was stabbed in the face during an assault in Dublin city centre.

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