This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
OK
Dublin: 17 °C Sunday 21 July, 2019
Advertisement

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your Saturday.

Image: poached egg image via Shutterstock

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

1. #STALEMATE: A US federal judge has issued a temporary nationwide block on Donald Trump’s travel ban.

2. #HEALTH: The cost of an overnight stay in an Irish hospital has been increased from€75 to €80, the Irish Independent reports – though this move was never announced by the department.

3. #THE EIGHTH: The third sitting of the Citizens’ Assembly will start later this morning to discuss Ireland’s restrictions on abortion.

4. #SMOKING: Scientists have issued a warning about what they call “third-hand” smoke – the sticky residue from tobacco that clings to walls and furniture.

5. #OVERSPEND: The contract to build the new children’s hospital in Dublin has been awarded at €300 million more than the original budget, The Irish Times reports.

6. #GANGLAND: There are fears of an attack at an anniversary mass for Regency Hotel shooting victim David Byrne tomorrow, according to the Irish Daily Mirror.

7. #COURTS: A 16-year-old boy pulled a bicycle helmet over a garda’s face before punching him in the head, a court heard.

8. #CONCENTRATION CAMP: The personal details of 10,000 Auschwitz staff members have been published online.

9. #BANK BRANCH: Europe is lending Ireland €90 million to grow thousands of trees.

  • Share on Facebook
  • Email this article
  •  

Read next:

COMMENTS

This is YOUR comments community. Stay civil, stay constructive, stay on topic. Please familiarise yourself with our comments policy here before taking part.
write a comment

    Leave a commentcancel