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The 9 at 9: Sunday

As you wake up on this Sunday, here’s what you need to know.

Image: Chris Radburn

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

1. #YES: You may have heard, but Ireland voted to legalise same-sex marriage yesterday.

2. #AROUND THE COUNTRY: Only one constituency voted against the referendum – Roscommon-South Leitrim.

3. #NO: However, the presidential age referendum was overwhelmingly rejected. Sorry, Niall Horan, Jedward and everyone under 35.

4. #ALL EYES ON US: The referendum also made headlines around the world.

5. #CARLOW-KILKENNY: The Dáil has a new TD. Fianna Fáil’s Bobby Aylward was deemed elected in Carlow-Kilkenny early this morning.

6. #SWEDE DREAMS: Sweden claimed the Eurovision title, with Ireland not in the final and the UK bombing.

7. #USC: The Sunday Times reports that the government will cut USC, not scrap it, in this year’s Budget.

8. #TB: A batch of TB vaccines for babies has been delayed, but the Health Minister says it is nothing to worry about.

9. #HOSTAGE: An Irishman held hostage in Lebanon for four years says that “if you don’t have a sense of humour you are dead man walking“. Brian Keenan will speak to Miriam O’Callaghan today to mark 25 years since his release.

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