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Dublin: 12 °C Tuesday 23 April, 2019

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Your midweek update as you begin your day.

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

1. #BIG DAY: 62,562 Irish students will today find out how they got on in their Junior Certificate. 

2. #FREDERICK STREET: The Green Party is among those who have been critical of the approach of gardaí to the eviction and arrest of housing activists from a Dublin property.

3. #IT’S OFF: Confusion continues to abound surrounding the cancellation of US President Donald Trump’s visit to Ireland. 

4. #FLORENCE: Residents are being evacuated as ‘monster’ Hurricane Florence approaches the US east coast.

5. #RIDERS ON THE STORM: Met Éireann and the UK Met Office have released the list of storm names for the 2018/2019 winter season.

6. #DODGY BOXES: Gardaí have arrested four people in a crackdown on illegal TV streaming.

7. #THE GOOD STUFF: Consuming three portions of full fat milk a day could lower rates of heart disease.

8. #TOP PLAYERS: Three Dublin footballers have been nominated for the coveted Footballer of the Year award following the team’s All-Ireland win. 

9. #CHEMSEX: As part of’s series on the realities of drugs in Ireland, we took a look at the prevalence of drug use during sex.

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