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The 9 at 9: Easter Monday

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

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Updated 29/03/2016

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

1. #ASHINGTON: Post mortems are due to be carried out on the bodies of a father and son found dead yesterday.

2. #1916: Thousands of people are expected to attend events in Dublin, in what is being described as the largest cultural outdoor event ever staged in the city.

3. #PAKISTAN: At least 65 people were killed in a suicide bomb attack at a park during Easter Sunday celebrations.

4. #DISPUTE: The Luas strike continues this morning with further stoppages planned for next weekend.

5. #DRUG CRIME: Gardaí in Dublin seized half a million euro worth of cocaine in a raid.

6. #COMMUTER BELT: A survey has found a new wave of house buyers are prepared to commute for over an hour if it means securing an affordable home.

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7. #TRIBUTE: More than 1,000 people gathered at a vigil to honour the family who died in last weekend’s tragedy at Buncrana, The Irish Times reports.

8. #LIMERICK: The siblings of a man whose body was found in the River Shannon last year have said they believe he was assaulted before he drowned.

9. #ADVERTISING: A complaint was upheld against a Denny ad which showed a grandfather looking at his granddaughter while driving.

Correction: This article originally incorrectly stated that the advertisement in question was for Kerrygold. Denny is owned by the Kerry Group. 

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