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Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

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

1. #PUTIN’S ORDERS: Russia has started withdrawing troops from Syria.

2. #ANGLO: David Drumm is expected to be released on bail today following yesterday’s court appearance in Dublin.

3. #PRICEY: Dublin rents continue to rise and are now higher than their 2007 peak.

4. #EDUCATION: Three colleges are facing financial penalties because of poor performances in a new assessment process, The Irish Times reports.

5. #CRISIS: The blood supply for hospitals is currently dangerously low.

6. #COVER-UP: Four Gas Networks Ireland employees have been sanctioned after an inquiry into financial impropriety in the company, the Irish Examiner reports.

7. #PICKPOCKETS: Thieves will be out in force to target crowds on St Patrick’s Day and during 1916 centenary events.

8. #DONEGAL: A man who assaulted and falsely imprisoned his partner was told his six month jail term was unduly lenient.

9. #BOWL OF SHAMROCKS: Enda Kenny and Barack Obama will meet in Washington for St Patrick’s Day celebrations.

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