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Dublin: 9 °C Monday 22 April, 2019

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Everything you need to know as you get stuck into your day.

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

1. #O’BRIEN: RTÉ is to take a High Court case, seeking to report a story about businessman Denis O’Brien and his dealings with IBRC.

2. #WEATHER: It’s going to rain, so bring your mac and wellies to wherever you’re going this weekend.

3. #DEAL STRUCK: Public servants will get around €2,000 extra over the next two years after a new deal was reached on pay.

4. #RIGHT2WATER: The Right2Water movement is to begin politicising. The group is holding meetings to begin a political party.

5. #STANDOFF: A tense standoff ended peacefully after armed bikers tried to hold a Mohammed cartoon contest outside a mosque in Arizona.

6. #RIGHT IN THE BABY-MAKER: Irish people aren’t making as many babies as they used to, new figures show.

7. #SCREECH: The actor who played Screech on 90s TV show Saved By The Bell has been found guilty of two charges in relation to a stabbing on Christmas Day.

8. #CLEAN IT UP: FIFA’s sponsors have called on the body to clean up the game of football as the US IRS has said more arrests are imminent.

9. #RIP BILLO: Friends and colleagues paid tribute to Bill O’Herlihy last night, with Eamon Dunphy saying he “had a genius for living”.

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