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

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Updated May 22nd 2020, 8:45 AM

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

1. #MATERNITY: New mothers affected by the maternity leave exclusion from the Covid-19 wage subsidy have said that the anomaly has put financial pressure on them.

2. #WEATHER: Three Status Yellow wind warnings and a national weather warning kick in today as strong winds are expected across the country. 

3. #LEAVING CVERT: The ASTI and the Department of Education will meet today to discuss legal protection for teachers who are to grade Leaving Certificate students this year.

4. #GARDAÍ: Two men have been arrested following an incident in which a Garda firearm was discharged in Cork last night. 

5. #HOSPITALS: The number of people attending emergency departments in Irish hospitals fell sharply at the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, new research has shown.

6. #SLOW DOWN: Gardaí have appealed to motorists to drive within speed limits ahead of a national speed enforcement operation.

7. #DRUGS: Gardaí have seized drugs worth an estimated €237,000 and two men have been arrested in two separate search operations in Cork City.

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8. #CHINA: A measure calling for “powerful” steps to curb Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement has been submitted to China’s rubber-stamp parliament.

9. #TEXAS: A shooting at a Texas naval air station that wounded a sailor and left the gunman dead is being investigated as “terrorism-related”, the FBI has said.

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