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The 9 at 9: Sunday

It’s the weekend! Here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

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

1. #TUNISIA: Gardaí and the Department of Foreign Affairs are liaising with the family of a couple from Athlone who are feared dead after the Tunisia beach massacre.

2. #TEMPLE BAR: A man in his early 30s is in critical condition in hospital this morning after being stabbed in Dublin’s city centre.

3.#TRAGEDY: The Islamic Centre of Ireland has condemned attacks that took place in Tunisia, Kuwait and France, saying terrorists are “criminals, enemies of humanity, enemies of religion”.

4. #FRANCE: The man suspected of an attack on a gas factory sent a selfie posing with the severed head of his boss, the BBC reports.

5.#OUCH: Support for Sinn Féin and Labour have taken a hit in this morning’s Red C poll, published in the Sunday Business Post.

6.#WARM WELCOME:  The recent visit of Prince Charles and his wife Camilla to Ireland cost us at least €24,571 with most of that paying for car hire.

7. #HAVE A HEART: A bank is attempting to evict a woman who is currently hospitalised after sustaining horrific injuries in a car crash.

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8. #BANKING INQUIRY: Former Taoiseach Brian Cowen will tell the inquiry he overruled Brian Lenihan on the bank guarantee because he believed nationalising Anglo would be worse for the economy, The Sunday Business Post reports.

9. #HATE MAIL: IDA chief Martin Shanahan received homophobic letters warning him of judgement day because he called for a ‘yes’ vote in the same-sex marriage referendum, The Sunday Times reports.

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