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The 9 at 9: New Year's Day

Here’s all the news you need to know this morning.
Jan 1st 2019, 7:53 AM 11,432 1

Updated Jan 1st 2019, 8:55 AM

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

1. #BUDGET: Many Budget changes kick in today. Here’s all you need to know

2. #COLLISION: Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following a serious road traffic collision in Co Cork yesterday evening

3. #STABBING: UK counter-terrorism police are investigating a multiple stabbing at a Manchester railway station yesterday evening. 

4. #SHOOTING: Two men have been injured in a shooting incident in Dublin in the early hours of the morning.

5. #ABORTION: Abortion services will be available across the country from today.

6. #BABIES: Babies born in Ireland in 2019 can expect to live until 2101, Unicef said today.

7. #DIVORCE: The referendum on divorce may be delayed, according to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar.

8. #COINS: To commemorate the first meeting of Dáil Éireann in 1919 The Central Bank is launching a new €2 coin with one million going into circulation this year. 

9. #AMBULANCES: Over 40% of air ambulance missions in 2018 terminated at University Hospital Galway, according to newly released Department of Defence figures.

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