This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
Dublin: 16 °C Saturday 25 May, 2019

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

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

Image: Shutterstock/Joerg Beuge

EVERY MORNING, 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.


  • Share on Facebook
  • Email this article

About the author:

Read next:


This is YOUR comments community. Stay civil, stay constructive, stay on topic. Please familiarise yourself with our comments policy here before taking part.
write a comment

    Leave a commentcancel