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Dublin: 11 °C Tuesday 15 October, 2019

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s everything you need to know as your Monday morning gets underway.

Image: Shutterstock/Ekaterina Pokrovsky

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

1. #THINK BEFORE YOU CLICK: HSE staff are being told not to log into their computers until an anti-virus system is activated.

2. #BROLLY TIME: There are two rainfall weather warnings in place for five counties this morning.

3. #ARREST: Gardaí are appealing to visitors of a local Costcutter after the death of a 29-year-old woman in Kilkenny yesterday. The woman was found at the foot of a stairs in a house on Bridge Street in Freshford.

4. #SEA OF JAPAN: North Korea said this morning it had successfully tested a new type of rocket in its latest missile launch.

5. #POLEY MOLEY: A CCTV pole deemed ‘vandal proof’ by engineers was destroyed after a stolen lorry reversed over it as a drug shipment had just arrived into Dublin.

6. #MENTAL HEALTH: Dublin people are the least willing to work with someone who has a mental health difficulty, according to new research released by See Change.

7. #CHEATING: New laws are being drafted by the Education Minister to make it an offence for companies to provide or advertise pre-written essays for third level students.

8. #SCHOOL FEES: Can schools link ‘voluntary contributions’ with schools tours and book schemes?

9. #KREMLIN CRACKDOWN: Authorities in Russia appear to be getting jittery over youth discontent ahead of presidential elections next year with Russian students facing lectures over anti-Putin views.

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