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A teenager is in a serious condition in hospital and the hole in the ozone layer is shrinking.
Jul 1st 2016, 9:00 AM 12,301 0

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

1. #TEENAGER: A 17-year-old boy is in a serious condition in hospital after he was knocked down by a car in Dublin.

2. #OZONE: The hole in the ozone layer has begun to shrink, signalling good news for the environment.

3. #LANSDOWNE: The Lansdowne Road agreement comes into effect today and 30,000 gardaí and teachers are set to miss out on pay rises after rejecting it.

4. #UTAH: A US trucker accused of keeping sex slaves in his semi-trailer is facing a 20-year jail term.

5. #CONSOLE: The High Court has granted an injunction preventing Console founder Paul Kelly from accessing the charity’s bank accounts and credit cards.

6. #JULY: Irish road safety authorities are calling on the public to take care on the roads, with this month statistically the worst for fatal accidents.

7. #BRIGHT EYES: New Irish-based research has found taking certain supplements can have a positive effect on those with already-healthy eyesight.

8. #SERIAL: After spending 16 years in prison for the killing of his former high school girlfriend, the man at the centre of popular podcast ‘Serial’ is getting a new trial.

9. #CENTENARY: Events are taking place across Ireland and France today to mark the centenary of the start of the Battle of the Somme.

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