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Dublin: 12°C Saturday 8 May 2021

The 9 at 9: Monday

It’s a cold, cold morning. Here’s everything you need to know as you start your week.

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

1. #GONE: The CEO of AIB has announced he’s stepping down from his job to pursue a career overseas. David Duffy has been with the institution since 2011.

2. #BRRRR: A low temperature weather warning remains in place this morning. Careful out there if you’re driving.

3. #COURTS: The jury trial of Graham Dwyer begins today. The 42-year-old architect, with an address in Foxrock, stands accused of the murder of Elaine O’Hara in August 2012.

4. #CRASH: Gardaí are appealing for witnesses, after a five month old baby was killed in a crash outside Athlone yesterday. A three-year-old toddler was also injured.

5. #GUESS WHO’S BACK? The IMF is back in Dublin today. Christine Lagarde is here to address a conference about the lessons Ireland has learned from the financial crisis.

6. #THE 1 PER CENT: The Taoiseach is being called upon to help tackle global inequality at this week’s World Economic Forum, as a report warns that 1 per cent of the world’s population is on track to control more than half of global wealth.

7. #CALLINAN: A report on the resignation of former Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan is due to be completed at the end of March, according to this morning’s Irish Examiner. Gardaí and senior politicians have been interviewed as part of the process.

8. #MARRIAGE EQUALITY: Colin Farrell has said he believes “it’s sad, disappointing and unfair” that his brother had to leave Ireland to get married. His comments come in the wake of Leo Varadkar speaking publicly about his sexuality yesterday.

9. #THE END: Finally, the conclusion of RTÉ drama ‘Charlie’ had people talking last night. Check out the real-life version of the TV interview that brought about Haughey’s downfall.

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