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GOOD MORNING

The 9 at 9 Good morning, it’s the start of a new week so here’s today’s news to get your day started.

EVERY MORNING, TheJournal.ie brings you the nine stories you need to know with your morning coffee.

1. #MYSTERY: There are still no confirmed sightings of debris from the Malaysia Airlines jet that went missing more than two days ago. A hijacking has not been ruled out.

2. #BODY: Gardaí are investigating the death of a woman in her 50s whose body was found at a house in Firhouse in Dublin.

3. #SEX EDUCATION: Teenagers who were spoken to by the Catholic group Pure in Heart say that they were told that condoms fail one in six times.

4. #STABBING: A 24-year-old is recovering in hospital after being stabbed a number of times in Coolock in Dublin last night.

5. #NO SUPPORT: A survey of 350 leading Irish entrepreneurs have said that the lack of finance is the biggest obstacle that entrepreneurs come up against when starting a new business.

6. #DRUGS: A man in his early 40s is to appear in court today in relation to a drugs seizure over the weekend amounting to over €2.5 million.

7. #CLARE’S LAW: A register where people can check if their partner has a history of domestic violence has been expanded in the UK. Calls are being made for a similar system in Ireland.

8. #ACROSS THE WATER: Taoiseach Enda kenny will open a new Irish World Heritage Centre in Manchester today before travelling to London to meet with British PM David Cameron.

9. #BANANAS: Fyffes and Chiquita are to merge and create the world’s largest banana supplier that will be based in Dublin.

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