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Here are all the big stories you need to know right now.

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EVERY MORNING, TheJournal.ie brings you the stories you need to know as you wake up.

1. #STORM FRANK: A status yellow wind warning will remain in place until 1pm today, while Storm Frank is due to hit tomorrow.

2. #EIGHTH AMENDMENT: Enda Kenny has said Fine Gael will set up a citizens’ assembly within six months of re-election to discuss the possibility of repealing the Eighth Amendment.

3. #CHILD ABUSE: A number of recommendations made in the Ryan Report, an investigation into child abuse at religious-run schools, have yet to be implemented.

4. #FALL OF RAMADI: The so-called Islamic State group has abandoned its last stronghold in Ramadi.

5. #RISING WATERS: Hundreds of troops have been deployed in the United Kingdom to tackle severe flooding in many areas.

6. #ROADS: Almost a third of minor roads have some form of structural damage, according to the first national survey of local and regional roads.

7. #LOST: A 92-year-old Argentine activist who has spent decades looking for her missing granddaughter has been reunited with the wrong woman.

8. #EXPIRED: The Minister for Jobs says he hopes that new laws on gift card expiry dates will be in place by next Christmas.

9. #WELL HOLY GOD: Last night, RTÉ aired Well Holy God It’s Glenroe, a one-off special looking back at the legendary soap and it had every Irish person panicking about their homework.

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