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Dublin: 1 °C Tuesday 28 January, 2020

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s all the news you need to know as you start your week.

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

1. #STORM ATIYAH: Motorists are being urged to take extra caution this morning after Storm Atiyah made landfall in Ireland last night. 

2. #NEW ZEALAND: Five people have died and more fatalities are likely after a volcano erupted on a small New Zealand island.

3. #LONGFORD: There has been a “significant reduction” in Longford feud violence after gardaí threatened to arrest men posting ‘call out’ videos on social media.

4. #DONALD TRUMP: The US President has warned that North Korea’s Kim Jong Un had “everything” to lose through hostility towards the United States, after Pyongyang said it had carried out a major new weapons test. 

5. #REDRESS SCHEME: The Christian Brothers has completed is contribution to the Residential Institutions Statutory Fund, the Department of Education has confirmed. 

6. #HOMELESSNESS: The CEO of Dublin’s oldest homeless charity, the Mendicity Institute, has claimed the Dublin Regional Homeless Executive’s Cold Weather Strategy “falls short” of providing sufficient support for day services. 

7. #FLORIDA: The FBI is working under the presumption that a fatal shooting at a Florida naval base carried out by an aviation student from Saudi Arabia was an act of terrorism.

8. #INTEGRITY INDEX: Two local authorities in Dublin have ranked the highest when it comes to behaving in a transparent manner, according to a new report.

9. #IFA: Members of the Irish Farmers’ Association are staging a protest outside a Tesco distribution centre in north Dublin this morning. 

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