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The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

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

1. #STORM ANGUS: A Stena Line ferry was stranded at sea overnight by poor weather conditions, but is expected to be able to dock in Wales later today.

2. #IT BEGINS: Trump has vowed to start the United States’ withdrawal from the TTP trade deal on the first day of his presidency.

3. #YOU’VE GOT MAIL: Following the Garda Commissioner’s admission she used a private Gmail account for official business, gardaí are now trawling through six years of emails to ensure her account was not hacked, according to the Irish Independent.

4. #MAYNOOTH: Gardaí in Kildare are appealing for information about a violent assault on an 18-year-old woman.

5. #JAPAN: Tsunami advisories have been lifted after a 7.4 magnitude earthquake hit the country’s east coast.

6. #SUPERBUGS: A whistleblower in the health service has claimed up to 30 patients died in University Hospital Limerick after being infected with superbugs, The Irish Times reports.

7. #TRASH: Wicklow county council has approved a temporary increase of an additional 40,000 tonnes of waste for the Ballynagran landfill.

8. #TURKEY: After an angry backlash, the government has backed down on a bill that could have overturned child sex convictions.

9. #THREATS: A prisoner claims other inmates told him they would break his brother’s legs if he refused to bring drugs into Mounjoy.

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