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The 9 at 9: Thursday

It’s Thursday and here’s all the news you need to know.

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EVERY MORNING, TheJournal.ie brings you the stories you need to know as you wake up.

1. #GREECE: The Greek government said it would agree a deal on a third bailout but then Alexis Tsipras called on the country’s citizens to vote No in the upcoming referendum.

2. #QUESTION TIME: Brian Cowen is due to appear before the banking inquiry today for the first of two days of evidence.

3. BALTIMORE: A search has resumed again this morning for Barry Davis Ryan whose father and girlfriend both drowned off the Cork coast on Tuesday evening.

4. #TUNISIA: The bodies of the three Irish people who lost their lives in the seaside massacre have arrived home to Ireland.

5. #FAIL: An inquiry has been launched by the State Examinations Commission after a teacher was spotted marking Leaving Certificate papers on a train, the Irish Daily Mail reports.

6. #EMERGENCY RESPONSE: A man is suing the State after armed gardaí raided his flat by mistake.

7. #SPENDING: The Department of Education has spent €83 million on rent for prefab classrooms over five years.

8. #RISKY: An employee at Government Buildings was pictured cleaning windows on a ledge 60 feet off the ground without anything to secure them, the Herald reports.

9. #WAKEY WAKEY: A teenager has invented a clock that wakes you up with your favourite smells.

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