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The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Here’s everything you need to know this morning.

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

1. #CARRICKMINES: Four-year-old Tom Connors, who lost his parents and three siblings in the fire, is due to be released from hospital today.

2. #STRIKE?: After talks that lasted until 4.45am this morning, there is still no agreement between transport unions and Irish Rail management.

3. #AER LINGUS: Bags found in the luggage of a woman believed to be connected to the Brazilian national who died on Sunday were found to be filled with baking soda.

4. #PIRA: Garda Commisioner Nóirín O’Sullivan has rejected any suggestion that gardaí would turn a blind eye to the activities of the Provision IRA or its associates, RTÉ reports.

5. #ROADS: A young motorcyclist was seriously injured when his bike collided with a Dublin Bus this morning

6. #STAR WARS: A report found filming on Skellig Michael caused two very minor incidents but it had no adverse impact on habitats.

7. #WATERFORD: An eight-year-old boy suffered serious injuries to his face when he was mauled by a dog which was loose in his neighbourhood the Irish Daily Mirror reports.

8. #CAMBODIA: A doctor is on trial for murder after infecting hundreds of patients with HIV.

9. #WELCOME TO THE FUTURE: Today is the day Marty McFly travelled forward to in Back to the Future. Anyone else feeling old?

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