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The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here’s what you need to know as you kick off your Sunday.

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EVERY MORNING, TheJournal.ie brings you the stories you need to know as you wake up.

1. #POLLS: Labour has posted its worst set of figures in nine months in a new poll published in the Sunday Times. 

2. #SHOOTING: A man has been shot in Cherry Orchard Parade in Dublin’s Ballyfermot. 

3. #CHINA: A senior military officer has said that hundreds of tonnes of highly-poisonous cyanide were being stored at the warehouse hit by two explosions in the port of Tianjin. 

4. #MIGRANTS: More than forty migrants have suffocated in the hold of a boat in the Mediterranean.  

5. #MAYO: The family of missing woman Sandra Collins have renewed their appeal for anyone with any information to come forward. 

6. #COALITION?: The Sunday Independent is reporting that Fianna Fail is prepared to support a minority Fine Gael government on a vote-by-vote basis.

7. #LITTLE WOMEN: It has emerged that the author of famous novel Little Women, Louisa May Alcott, was not such a big fan of Irish people. 

8. #CAO: The Sunday Business Post is today reporting that colleges are manipulating the admissions system to maintain the number of high-points courses.  

9. #IAAF: The world athletics governing body has been accused of blocking a report that has shown as many as a third of the world’s top athletes have used performing enhancing drugs. 

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