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The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s the news you need to know as you start your day today.

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Updated Oct 15th 2019, 8:57 AM

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

1. #STABBING: A man has died after a stabbing in Loughlinstown, Co Dublin and two men have been arrested in connection with the incident.

2. #SYRIA: The US has slapped sanctions on Turkey as it demanded an end to the deadly incursion against Syrian Kurdish fighters. 

3. #JOURNALISM: A new bill to prevent broadcasters from banning journalists from appearing on their airwaves because of their employer will be brought forward in the Dáil.

4. #BREXIT: The British government has rejected claims that a Brexit deal cannot be negotiated in time for a crucial EU summit this week. 

5. #ULYSSES 100: Councillors on Dublin City Council have put forward a motion to have the remains of writer James Joyce and his wife Nora Barnacle repatriated to Ireland.

6. #NUMBERS GAME: A new opinion poll suggests that support for Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and the government has jumped with voters strongly backing its handling of Brexit. 

7. #NOT HAPPY: Bus Éireann received over 2,000 more complaints from customers in 2018 than in 2017, new figures show.

8. #GOOD READS: Margaret Atwood and Bernadine Bernardine Evaristo have been named as joint winners of the 2019 Booker Prize for Fiction

9. #RACISM: A football qualification match between England and Bulgaria was twice halted by racist chanting in Sofia last night, promoting further questions about the problem of racism in the sport.

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