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Dublin: 5 °C Tuesday 17 September, 2019

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

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

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Updated Aug 20th 2019, 8:55 AM

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

1. #RENT: The average national rent monthly has reached an all-time high of €1,391, marking a 6.7% increase in the 12 months to June 2019.

2. #NORTHERN IRELAND: Police have launched a murder investigation after a man was shot dead in Waringstown, Co Down last night.

3. #BARROW STREET: A formal complaint over Gemma O’Doherty saying to ‘burn any hijabs you see’ has been made to gardaí by a Dublin City councillor.

4. #BREXIT: Boris Johnson’s letter to Donald Tusk restating his opposition to the backstop is not being received well in Dublin and Brussels. 

5. #MANHATTAN: Jeffrey Epstein signed a will just two days before his suicide in prison, new court records show.

6. #LEITRIM: Gardaí are investigating an incident in which two men were allegedly fighting each other with machetes outside a chip shop in Carrick-on-Shannon.

7. #CLAMPING HOTSPOTS: New figures have shown that almost 130 motorists are clamped each day in the Dublin and have also detailed the city’s most-clamped streets.

8. #PURCHASE: Howth island Ireland’s Eye has been sold to a private investment group along with the sale of the lands around Howth Castle in Dublin.

9. #WOMEN’S RIGHTS: An appeals court in El Salvador acquitted a 21-year-old rape victim accused of killing her stillborn baby, in a landmark case closely watched by rights groups.

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