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The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s everything you need to know before you take on Tuesday.

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

1. #FURROWED PLOUGHS: The annual Ploughing Championships start this morning in Co Laois, attracting 200,000 people. Follow our man on the ground for updates throughout the day.

2. #ISIS: The US and Arab allies have launched heavy airstrikes against the Islamic State group in Syria.

3. #MS Y: A draft HSE report says the woman at the heart of a recent abortion controversy was “extremely distressed” but not suicidal, RTE’s Prime Time reveals.

4. #DON’T GET GREEDY: President Michael D. Higgins has warned that Irish society risks repeating mistakes from the boom era.

5. #LEGENDS: Three teenage girls from Kinsale, Co Cork have taken home the grand prize at this year’s Google Science Fair, with their project about cereal crops.

6. #DOUBLE IRISH: The US has announced a crackdown on companies setting up shop abroad (including Ireland), in order to lower their tax burden.

7. #BORED GOSH: The Bórd Gáis theatre in Dublin has finally been sold, in a deal worth €28 million.

8. #CLIMATE: Amid street protests, the UN is holding a summit in New York today, in an effort to sort out the world’s climate change crisis.

9. #HEISENBERG: An English woman is on trial for attempting to poison her mother, in a scheme she took from the TV show Breaking Bad.

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