This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 16 °C Wednesday 12 August, 2020

The 9 at 9: Thursday

It’s closer to the weekend than the start of the week… here is what you need to know.

Image: Shutterstock/Africa Studio

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

1. #BREAKING POINT: Cork University Hospital has postponed non-urgent elective procedures.

2. #FATAL: A man in his 20s has died after the car he was travelling in crashed into a wall in Galway last night. 

3. LITVINENKO: Findings of a public inquiry into the death of the former KGB agent are set to be made public today.  

4. #BREXIT: Ireland is not willing to support the UK staying in the EU ‘at any cost’, the Irish Times is reporting this morning.

5. #JIMMY SAVILLE: A new report into the notorious peadophile slammed the BBC’s practices, saying that it would be possible for him to still be operating there undetected even now.

6. #JUSTIFIED: Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan has said that the practice of snooping on phone records is “justified”, the Irish Independent is reporting.

7. #TEXAS: The state has executed its first prisoner of 2016 over a strangulation that it was claimed at trial happened accidentally as part of a sex act.

8. #RYANAIR: The airline’s cabin crew are set for pay rises and a new roster, RTÉ is reporting.

9. #GEORGE HOOK: Remember when the veteran broadcaster was going to run for the Dáil? The veteran Newstalk presenter told what came of that.

  • Share on Facebook
  • Email this article

Read next: