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The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Ready for the snow? Here’s everything you need to know as we head into Tuesday.

EVERY MORNING, TheJournal.ie brings you the stories you need to know as you kick off your day.

1. #ALERT: A security alert is under way at the Intel plant in Leixlip. Staff have been evacuated and the alert is ongoing.

2. #PROPER SNOW: Met Éireann has issued two further weather warnings. 8cm of snow is forecast in some areas. Meanwhile, many areas were already already hit with the white stuff overnight.

3. #CHARLIE: The latest edition of French magazine Charlie Hebdo shows Mohammed holding a ‘Je Suis Charlie’ sign. Three million copies are being printed, and the publication hits the shelves tomorrow.

4. #DEATH: A man has been killed in a road crash in Co Wexford. A woman was also taken to hospital, but her injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

5. #JOBS: AIB is expected to make an announcement later this morning on the future of around 450 jobs in IT, which are expected to be outsourced. Meetings between unions and management are taking place this morning.

6. #CARE HOMES: Mooted plans to put security cameras in care homes have been abandoned by the HSE, the Irish Independent reports. The move was suggested in the wake of the Aras Attracta controversy.

7. #PLANE: Divers in the Java Sea have recovered the cockpit voice recorder from AirAsia flight QZ8501, which crashed on 28 December.

8. #HACKING The Twitter account for the arm of the Pentagon that handles the Middle East has been broken into by hackers declaring sympathy for Islamic State. US officials are playing the incident down.

9. #REPUBLIC OF LUAS: There’ll be some changes to traffic and bus routes around Dublin city centre from this weekend, as a result of the Luas Cross City project.

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