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The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

Image: Órla Ryan

Updated Mar 26th 2019, 8:35 AM

EVERY MORNING, TheJournal.ie brings you all the news you need to know as you start the day.

1. #BREXIT: British MPs have voted to seize control of parliamentary business to hold a series of Brexit votes in an unprecedented move that the government called “dangerous”.

2. #BREXIT 2.0: There will be a long-term negative impact on Ireland’s economy as a result of Brexit, a new report by the ESRI and the Department of Finance has predicted.

3. #TRUMP: US President Donald Trump has accused those responsible for launching Robert Mueller’s probe into alleged collusion with Russia of “treasonous things against our country”, and said they “certainly will be looked into”.

4. #DIVORCE: The Cabinet will today agree on the wording of what the Irish electorate will be asked to vote on in the upcoming divorce referendum, which will see the four-year minimum living apart period removed from the Constitution if passed.

5. #NOTORIOUS: Mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor announced this morning that he has retired from the sport, vowing to hang up his gloves for the second time in three years.

6. #LOUTH: Gardaí in Drogheda, Co Louth, are investigating after a young man suffered an apparent gunshot wound to his knee late last night.

7. #TUAM: The religious order that ran the Tuam mother and baby home said the home was “under the supervision, direction, and inspection” of the Irish State in a confidential letter to a government minister.

8. #GAZA: Israeli forces have continued airstrikes on the Gaza Strip and Palestinian militants have launched new rockets despite a reported ceasefire deal, raising fears of a return to open conflict in the enclave.

9. #MATER: A group of nurses at the Mater Hospital in Dublin are raising money for non-medical items for inpatients to make the ward feel more “like home”.

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