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Dublin: 3 °C Thursday 20 February, 2020

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Here’s everything you need to know this morning.

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

1. #ALL CHANGE: From today the change you get in shops will be rounded up or down to the nearest 5c as part of plans to reduce the use of 1c and 2c coins.

2. #ASSAULT: A group of schoolchildren from Northern Ireland was attacked by a gang on a trip to Manchester.

3. #SCENIC: Residents in the Dollymount area have ramped up a campaign to stop the building of a seawall along the coast as they say it will block the iconic views.

4. #BALLYMORRIS:  The mother of a little boy killed by a drunk driver has said her life was shattered by the crash.

5. #CORK: A man died after falling through a glass door at his home on Monday, the Irish Independent reports.

6. #EARTHQUAKE: Aid agencies in Afghanistan and Pakistan have warned people made homeless by the recent quake could die from exposure, BBC reports.

7. #JOBSWATCH: Over 150 new jobs have been announced for Dublin by two technology companies, RTÉ reports.

8. #LAWSUIT: An Israeli NGO is suing Facebook over posts encouraging the killing of Jews.

9. #DEMONSTRATION: A group representing Travellers will hold a protest outside the Dáil today calling for an independent body to deal with accommodation for the community.

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