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Dublin: 12 °C Wednesday 24 April, 2019
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The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s what you need to know as we start the short week.

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

1. #DENIS O’BRIEN: Businessman Denis O’Brien says documents about his banking affairs were stolen, as RTÉ prepares to go to the High Court.

2. #CHINA: At least five are dead after a cruise ship with 458 on board capsized in China.

3. #BOXED OUT: Calls are being made for Dublin’s city centre to remove phone boxes – which are being used by drug users.

4. #IRISH SUMMER: The Leaving Cert starts tomorrow, but the ever-reliable heatwave isn’t coming with it.

5. #TAKING THE BISCUIT: Dublin City Council spent €80,000 on chocolate, sweets and biscuits, today’s Herald reports.

6. #MAYO: A post-mortem on the body of a woman found in Ballycurrin in Mayo on Sunday has proved inconclusive.

7. #RIP: The former leader of the UK’s Liberal Democrat party Charles Kennedy has died aged 55.

8. #PAY UP: Around 40% of private businesses say that they won’t be giving pay rises this year.

9. #GUILTY: A court in Sydney has found a man guilty of repeatedly stabbing his estranged Irish wife to death.

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