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Dublin: 21 °C Friday 7 August, 2020

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

It’s Tuesday and here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

Image: David Lifson via Flickr

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

1. #GREECE: European leaders are meeting for crisis talks on Greece as banks in the country look to be closed until Thursday.

2. #ALCOHOL: A major study has found alcohol use among pregnant women in Ireland is prevalent, with 45% admitting binge drinking during their pregnancy.

3. #PROPERTY: Limerick had the biggest jump in house prices of any Irish city in the last three months and now Dublin prices are actually dragging the national average down.

4. #REMEMBER: Today marks the tenth anniversary of the 7/7 London bombings which killed 52 people and injured hundreds more.

5. #HOMELESS: Services for the homeless in Dublin have said there is a massive shortfall in funding, despite assurances from Minister Alan Kelly.

6. #ADMISSION: Bill Cosby admitted drugging a woman to have sex with her, court documents unsealed yesterday have revealed.

7. #NOT RUNNING: Labour party TD Pat Rabbitte will not be contesting the next general election, he announced yesterday evening.

8. #HSBC: Six employees of the British bank have been fired after they filmed a mock Islamic State-style execution video during a team-building day and posted the footage online.

9. #MIGRANT CRISIS: The Irish navy’s flagship LÉ Eithne has finished its mission in the Mediterranean, having helped rescue thousands of migrants.

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