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The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s what’s happening this autumnal morning.

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Updated Sep 15th 2020, 9:08 AM

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

1. #NEXT SIX MONTHS: Ireland’s new ‘Living with Covid’ plan is expected to be announced before midday today.

2. #STILL WAITING: Pubs in Dublin which were expected to reopen on 21 September are set to remain closed following the continued increase in cases in the county.

3. #STATUS: The decisions come as the 14-day incidence rate of Covid-19 in Ireland is currently 46.8, with Dublin’s rate almost double that at 89.1 per 100,000.

4. #KILMAINHAM: A male teenager has been charged in relation to the murder of a man in a laneway in Dublin yesterday morning. 

5. #MOYCULLEN: A man in his 50s has died after a single vehicle crash in Galway this morning.

6. #BREXIT: Boris Johnson’s controversial plan to override key elements of the Brexit deal he signed with Brussels has cleared its first vote in the House of Commons. 

7. #COURTS: A 32-year-old man will go on trial today accused of murdering homeless man Michal Kurek in north county Dublin over three years ago.

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8. #HURRICANE ALLEY: For just the second time in recorded history, there are currently five active tropical cyclones raging in the Atlantic at the same time.

9. #DOWN UNDER: Australia recorded no new Covid-19 deaths for the first time in two months today, as a slowdown in new cases allowed a crippling lockdown in Melbourne to be eased.

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