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The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your bank holiday Monday.

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

1. #FIRE: A father and son have died after an early morning house fire in Macroom, Co Cork.

2. #CRITICISM: Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams has defended his use of the n-word in a tweet.

3. #TALKS: Fine Gael is due to meet with Independents today as the party works towards forming a minority Government.

4. #RIP: The funeral of the Irish nun who died in the earthquake in Ecuador will take place today.

5. #DEMAND: Salary for in-demand roles in the private sector could increases by up to 10% this year, according to a survey from recruitment firm Noel Group.

6. #SOFTLY SOFTLY: Ireland is not stepping on Egypt’s toes in a bid to free Halawa.

7. #NEW NAME: Dublin’s East Link toll bridge will be renamed tomorrow in memory of one of the 1916 leaders.

8. #ANXIETY: TD Robert Troy has spoken out about his struggle with anxiety.

9. #HELLO DAVE: Here’s how to make your iPhone read text out to you.

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