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The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s all the news you need to know as you start your week.

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Updated Nov 26th 2018, 8:47 AM

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

1. #CRI ALERT: Gardaí issued an urgent appeal for help to find a 3-year-old in Wexford, who was subsequently found safe and well. 

2. #CRISIS IN CRIMEA: An emergency meeting of the UN Security Council was called after Russia seized three Ukrainian ships. 

3. #ANNUAL REPORT: There was a warning of “systemic difficulties” in the courts system as the Rape Crisis Centre said it handled over 13,000 calls last year. 

4. #MIGRANT CARAVAN: The US dramatically shut down its border after hundreds of migrants attempted to cross over from Mexico

5. #MENTAL HEALTH: 61 psychiatrist posts are vacant around the country

6. #VAGINAL MESH: Women with vaginal mesh complications are too ill to attend a protest over their care

7. #LEO VARADKAR: Bethany Home survivors said they are “shocked” to receive the first letter from a Taoiseach “in 20 years”. 

8. #ORANGE ORDER: The Taoiseach is set to meet with Orange Order reps to discuss the needs of Protestant communities at the border.

9. #IRELAND: Johnny Sexton has been crowned World Rugby Player of the Year. It was quite the night for Ireland – Joe Schmidt was named Coach of the Year and the senior men’s side were named Team of the Year.

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