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Dublin: 18 °C Thursday 18 July, 2019

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

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Updated Jun 27th 2019, 8:44 AM

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

1. #HOT HOT HOT: A Status Yellow warm weather warning for parts of the west and south of Ireland is due to kick in later today.

2. #STABBING: A woman who died after a stabbing in Dublin city centre has been named locally as Skaidrite Valdgeima.

3. #AN POST: An Post has announced that its mail centre in Cork will be shut down with an expected 216 job losses.

4. #SEPTIC SWIM:‘s investigative platform Noteworthy has looked at whether enough as being done to keep Dublin Bay safe for swimmers this summer.

5. #CENTRAL BANK: The incoming governor of the Central Bank of Ireland has been criticised for his “clumsy” handling of a security breach in New Zealand last month.

6. #CANNABIS: Health Minister Simon Harris said he had a “good” and “interesting” meeting with Bord na Móna recently about Ireland’s medicinal cannabis supply.

7. #HPV: A new study has found that HPV vaccination programmes have had a substantial impact in reducing HPV viral infections and precancerous cervical lesions.

8. #CYCLING: Dublin’s cycling infrastructure could see improvements over the coming years after the National Transport Authority issued a tender this week for a cycling office

9. #FLEADH CHEOIL: The Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann festival in Co Louth is set to go ahead in six weeks’ time despite local speculation it may be cancelled.

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