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Dublin: 11 °C Friday 29 May, 2020

The 9 at 9: Friday

It’s FRIDAY. Here’s everything you need to know as you start your morning.

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EACH MORNING, brings you the stories you need to know as you kick off your day.

1. #CAREFUL NOW: Everyone is talking about the solar eclipse this morning, with cloud cover threatening to ruin our view. Just remember not to look directly at it when it happens.

2. #GRAHAM DWYER: The prosecution will continue with its closing argument this morning after yesterday telling the jury that the 42-year-old architect had “wickedness hiding behind a mask of pity”.

3. #SSSH: Sinn Féin claims council libraries are using JobBridge interns for ‘free labour’ and one was told almost immediately there was no chance of a job.

4. #WATCH THIS SPACE: There are big plans for the site of the well-known Capitol Cinema in Cork, with an application lodged to build a retail,  office and food centre that will create 450 jobs.

5. #VICTIMS: A survey in University College Cork found almost one in seven students have been raped or sexually assaulted, the Irish Examiner reports.

6. #EBOLA: Emails have revealed the World Health Organisation delayed declaring an Ebola emergency in West Africa for month because of political considerations.

7. #RACISM: An attack on a pregnant woman and a case of arson against a Traveller child are among recent racist attacks reported in Ireland.

8. #FRANCE: The bodies of five babies were discovered at a house near Bordeaux yesterday and the father has been arrested.

9. #THE RISING: Dublin’s O’Connell Street will be taken back in time on Easter Monday with a massive outdoor history event to celebrate the build up to the 1916 centenary celebrations.

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