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Dublin: 12 °C Monday 17 December, 2018

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Here’s all you need to know this cloudy Wednesday morning.

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

1. CORK: Gardaí believe that a pair of machete killers are Irish, as they check to see if well known criminals have left the jurisdiction.

2. #PORTUGAL: A couple have fallen to their death from a balcony while attempting to take a selfie.

3. #WATER WATER EVERYWHERE: Ireland’s drinking water will comply with EU regulations by 2020 – 16 years late.

4. #TRUMP ‘N’ KIM: The US president has hailed his summit with the North Korean leader as having drawn the world back from ‘potential nuclear catastrophe!’.

5. #IRISH FERRIES: The company’s helplines reopen this morning after the cancellation of 6,000 services yesterday threw holiday plans into chaos.

6. #MPRRACOON: Social media is agog over the adventures of a skyscraper-scaling raccoon in Minnesota.

7. #MIXED MESSAGES: The Irish film censor stands by its decision to rate an Irish film as 18, compared to the British rating of 15.

8. #CHILD HOMELESSNESS: The Children’s Ombudsman has sounded a warning about ‘invisible’ homeless children in homeless children and family hubs.

9. #MENTAL HEALTH: Simon Harris is to draft emergency legislation after a court found part of Irish mental health law is unconstitutional.

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