Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now
Wednesday 29 November 2023 Dublin: 2°C

The 9 at 9 Here’s everything you need to know this morning.

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

1. #AER LINGUS: A number of packages have been found during the post-mortem on a man who died on a flight Sunday evening.

2. #CARRICKMINES: Large crowds are expected to pay their respects to victims of the Carrickmines fire at the first of the funerals in Bray today.

3. #FREE: Oscar Pistorius has been released after just a year in prison.

4. #ROADS: The government is planning a massive overhaul of road traffic legislation to crack down on drink-driving, the Irish Times reports.

5. #CRIME: Residents in a large Galway suburb are being terrorised in ‘heroin-fuelled’ burglaries by increasingly reckless thieves.

6. #NOT GOOD ENOUGH: A poll has shown most voters were not swayed by recent Budget announcements and are no more likely to vote for current government parties than they were before then.

7. #CANADA: The country’s Liberal Party had a resounding victory in yesterday’s election, gaining an outright majority in parliament, Associated Press reports.

8. #SYDNEY: Two window cleaners survived a terrifying 12-storey fall from a building.

9. #CLOCK KID: Ahmed Mohamed, the boy who was arrested in Texas for bringing a homemade clock to school, met President Barack Obama at the White House last night.

Your Voice
Readers Comments
    Submit a report
    Please help us understand how this comment violates our community guidelines.
    Thank you for the feedback
    Your feedback has been sent to our team for review.