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The 9 at 9: Good Friday

Here are the stories you need to know as you begin your day.

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

1. #DERRY: The family of the victims of the Buncrana tragedy paid tribute to them as they were laid to rest yesterday.

2. #BRUSSELS: Six people were arrested in raids as it emerged two of the suicide bombers were on US terror lists.

3. #GANGLAND WAR: Three men, reported in The Irish Sun to be associates of the Hutch gang, are being held after assault rifles and pistols were seized by gardaí.

4. #NAAS: A 42-year-old man has died in an industrial accident at a factory, Kfm reports.

5. #CRUELTY: The ISPCA has called for a ban on circuses that use animals after violent scenes at a protest this week.

6. #BALLYFERMOT: A 19-year-old man is recovering in hospital after being shot in the leg.

7. #EASTER STRIKE: A Luas strike will go ahead on Easter Sunday and Monday after drivers rejected proposals aimed at ending the now long-running dispute.

8. #HOUSING CRISIS: First-time buyers are depending on the support of their parents as they struggle to come up with large deposits demanded under mortgage regulations, The Irish Examiner reports.

9. #FRANCE: Twelve people have been killed in a collision between a truck and a minibus.

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