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The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here’s your Sunday morning news round up.

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

1. #HIQA: Nursing home care assistants were accused in a complaint to Hiqa of pinching residents around the waist area if they did not cooperate, according to documents released to TheJournal.ie under the Freedom of Information Act.

2. #HEATWAVE: Fire call-outs increased by 100% in parts of the country following recent dry spell.

3. #RELEASED: A Palestinian teenager who was jailed for slapping and kicking Israeli soldiers has been released.

4. #GARDA: Only five applications for a €3 million community safety scheme have been approved since it launched in 2017 following a spate of garda station closures.

5. #ETHICS: Rank-and-file members of An Garda Síochána are still refusing to sign the code of ethics written by the Policing Authority for the organisation.

6. #FIRES: Thousands of people in Southern California have fled a deliberately set blaze southeast of Los Angeles, after the state’s governor requested federal aid to help battle a deadly fire elsewhere

7.#BROWN BIN: Bord Na Móna is planning to develop a new renewable gas project that will use food waste and animal waste to create renewable gas.

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8. #TOBACCO: The Courts Service of Ireland still holds about €4.5 million worth of stocks in companies that make and sell tobacco products.

9. #DUNPHY: Irish football’s love-hate relationship with Eamon Dunphy highlights a deeper generational divide.

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