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Dublin: 13 °C Friday 20 September, 2019

The 9 at 9: Sunday

These are the top stories you need to know this morning.

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

1. #RISING: House prices across the country are rising by more than €50 a day according to the latest report from

2. #BANNED BALLOT: The Catalan government has said today that it will go ahead with an independence referendum despite a crackdown by the central government in Madrid which has branded the vote illegal.

3. #COURTS: Broadcaster Ivan Yates is taking a High Court action against Allied Irish Bank (AIB).

4. #HIGH COURT: Radio station Today FM is being sued in the High Court by an Irish journalist in relation to an interview carried out on air with Aslan singer Christy Dignam last June.

5. #FRANCE: At least 25 people have been injured, four of them seriously, after a barrier collapsed during a top-flight football match in France.

6. #GALWAY: The body of a man has been found washed up on the shore of Inis Meáin.

7. #FLIGHT: An Air France flight from Paris to California was forced to make an emergency landing after one of its four engines came apart whilst crossing the Atlantic, with more than 500 people on board.

8. #CLIMATE CHANGE: The Citizen’s Assembly is meeting again in Dublin today to consider how Ireland can become a leader in tackling climate change.

9. #SPIKE ISLAND: A former Cork prison has won an award ahead of the Eiffel Tower, Buckingham Palace and the Colosseum.

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