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Dublin: 10 °C Wednesday 16 October, 2019

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Catch up as you wake up.

Image: Flickr/duncan c

Updated 9.00 am

EVERY MORNING, brings you the stories you need to know as you start your day.

1. #TOUCHED: Flights have been disrupted at Dublin Airport after two Ryanair planes clipped wings on the runway. There were no injuries.

2. #ATTACK: Fergus O’Dowd, who was effectively sacked as a junior minister in the Department of the Environment, has told the Irish Independent that Irish Water has been an “unmitigated disaster”.

3. #BUBBLE BUSTER: The Central Bank is set to announce a lending cap on new mortgage holders to cool the housing market.

4. #IRISH ABROAD: The trial of Irishman Vincent Martin Crowe for killing another Irishman Kenny Meyler in Perth has heard that Crowe had consumed alcohol, ecstasy and mephedrone on the night of the stabbing.

5. #NO GO: The Department of Justice refused permission to allow President Michael D Higgins visit a direct provision centre reports The Irish Times. 

6. #BORDER BATTLE: Fighting between Islamic State militants and Kurdish militia in the key Syrian border town of Kobane has spread reports The Guardian.

7. #EVICTIONS: The couple who claimed they were evicted from their Castleknock home in their pyjamas will appear in court again today.

8. #INVESTIGATION: The Irish Prison Service was not informed that a prisoner who subsequently died while on temporary release had left his drug treatment programme.

9. #KEANO: The accidental sale of Roy Keane’s new autobiography has led to a number of tantalising revelations, including a head-butt on Peter Schmeichel and leaving Manchester United after a row with Carlos Queiroz.

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Rónán Duffy

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