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The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

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

1. #GET OUT: Family of five forced to leave their home due to safety fears less than a week before Christmas.

2. #WAITING: Over 2,000 children are waiting for a psychological appointment.

3. #PACKT LIKE SARDINES: Luas commuters have reported waiting a long time for a tram they can fit on since the new cross city services started last week.

4. #CHRISTMAS MESSAGE: President Michael D Higgins used his annual Christmas message to highlight the plight of Ireland’s homeless.

5. #TREATY: Rent in Limerick city is rising faster than anywhere else in Ireland.

6. #CARDINAL SINS: Disgraced cleric Cardinal Francis Law has died in Boston. His failures to stop child molesters in the priesthood sparked what would become the worst crisis in American Catholicism.

7. #TAX: Trump’s controversial new tax bill is on the cusp of being enacted as it passes through both US houses.

8. #TRACKER: The Central Bank is today expected to give an update on the tracker mortgage scandal. (RTÉ)

9. #CONSENT: A new study discovered that nearly one in twelve women have had sexual contact where they could not consent.

 

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