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Catch up as you wake up

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EVERY MORNING, TheJournal.ie  brings you the stories you need to know as you start your day.

1. #CHILDREN: A new Government report from child protection special rapporteur Geoffrey Shannon will recommend massive reform in how the State cares for children, the Irish Examiner reports.

2. #PROMISES: Taoiseach Enda Kenny has promised to cut the marginal rate of tax on most incomes to less than 50% – if the coalition wins the next general election, The Irish Times reports.

3. #DEBT: Irish Water must pay the State back over €14 million in interest and fees on a loan it took out from the State’s National Pension Reserve Fund.

4. #MISSING: Gardaí are appealing for help tracing missing Dublin man Neil Dolan. Have you seen him?

5. #PROTECT YOURSELF: Cyber Monday is approaching and if you are planning to do your Christmas shopping online, you should read these tips on how to do it safely.

6. #ROADS: Figures released yesterday show 24 people killed on the roads last year were not wearing their seatbelts and there has been an increase in fixed charged notices for using a mobile phone.

7. #EBOLA: Two children in England are being tested for the deadly virus after arriving from Africa, BBC reports.

8. #NICE DAY FOR A…: Six men were arrested in Kerry this week after a brawl broke out at the afters of a wedding.

9. #BAAAAAD: Sheep protested at the Eiffel Tower in Paris yesterday against a French policy that protect wolves farmers say are attacking their herds.

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