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The 9 at 9: Friday

Here’s everything you need to know as we approach the weekend.

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Updated Aug 9th 2019, 9:02 AM

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

1. #FINGLAS: A woman who has been living next door to the serial sex offender targeted by a ‘vigilante’ group this week has said she and her daughters were “terrorised” by the man.

2. #STORMY: Around 2,000 homes and businesses are without power this morning after heavy rain and thunderstorms overnight.

3. #NÓRA QUOIRIN: Police in Malaysia are set to provide an update this morning on their search for missing 15-year-old Irish citizen Nóra Quoirin.

4. #GARDAÍ: The Garda Representative Association has said it will be raising the dismissal of a garda in 1982 because he was gay in its next meeting with the Garda Commissioner.

5. #KILLORGLIN: A man in his late 60s has died in a house fire in Co Kerry.

6. #25 YEARS: Police in Northern Ireland Ireland have charged a 60-year-old man with the murder of postal worker Frank Kerr in Newry in 1994. 

7. #ELECTION FEVER: Thousands of euro was spent on polling and public attitude sampling by Independent TDs during last year’s uncertain political climate.

8. #NEW YORK: Oscar-winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr is to go on trial over accusations he groped a woman in New York.

9. #TUNISIA: An openly gay lawyer announced today that he would stand in Tunisia’s presidential elections, a first for the Arab world.

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