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Dublin: 8 °C Friday 18 January, 2019

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Housing Agency chair under fire (again), and man charged in connection with murder of Irene White – it’s the 9 at 9.

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EVERY MORNING, brings you the stories you need to know as you start your day.

1. #BEEFED-UP SECURITY: Covert Garda units are set to patrol a Dublin boxing event this weekend in the wake of a series of murders.

2. #DUNDALK: A 45-year-old man has been charged in connection with the murder of mother-of-three Irene White in 2005.

3#FEWER SPEED CHECKS: Gardaí aren’t replacing their ‘robot’ speed vans, meaning there will be fewer checks on Irish roads.

4. #GRAVE CONCERNS: The FBI says it has grave concerns over a plan by Donald Trump to release a memo alleging bias within the US Justice Department.

5. #REFUSED: British Prime Minister Theresa May has refused the offered resignation of a Lord who arrived late to a question-session.

6. #MY NAME IS: The chair of the Housing Agency Conor Skehan has been criticised for claiming that a disabled homeless boy’s family turned down suitable accommodation.

7. #THE UNBORN: A key Supreme Court case will need to be resolved before the coming referendum on the Eighth Amendment.

8. #TINNEAS CINN: Migraines have been associated with heart attacks, strokes, blood clots, and an irregular heart rate.

9. #FARE HIKES: New taxi fare increases of 3% will come into effect from today.

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