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The 9 at 9: Saturday

Catch up as you wake up.

Image: Leo Reynolds

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

1.#HASSAN KHAN: A woman arrested in connection with the death of a two-year-old boy will appear in court today

2.#LONGFORD: A teenager has died after the car he was driving struck a barrier.

3.#WEATHER: The weather is going to be bad again, particularly in the west.

4.#SINN FÉIN: The Taoiseach says he will meet with Maíria Cahill to discuss her allegations against Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams. Cahill’s allegations have seen increasing pressure on Sinn Féin in recent days.

5.#EBOLA: The US has named an attorney as the man to coordinate the fight against Ebola. It comes as a nurse who contracted the disease is said to be in a “fair” condition.

6.#TAXING ISSUES: The Finance Minister says that hiring an extra 100 Revenue staff would see €80 million collected.

7.#STAND YOUR GROUND: Former Fine Gael MEP Jim Higgins has told the Irish Times that people should have “absolute powers” to defend their homes.

8.#CHILD BENEFIT: The Social Protection Minister Joan Burton has told the Irish Independent that there is no plan to means test child benefit.

9.#CAN I GET YOU NEXT TIME?: US President Barack Obama has said that his credit card was declined at a New York restaurant. Awkward…

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