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The 9 at 9: Wednesday

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

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Updated Jan 15th 2020, 8:52 AM

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

1. #HUMAN REMAINS: Human remains have been found in a burnt-out car in Drumcondra, Dublin.

2. #COOLOCK: Gardaí investigating the discovery of human body parts in Coolock are probing the possible link with the disappearance of a 17-year-old boy.

3. #PROTEST: Farmers will return to Dublin today with a planned protest set to bring hundreds of tractors to the streets of the city centre. 

4. #ELECTION: Almost one third of people in Ireland do not want any of the current main political party leaders as the next Taoiseach, a new opinion poll has found. 

5. #ATM: The main street in Dunleer, Co Louth is currently closed to traffic following an attempted ATM theft.

6. #HALLIGAN: Minister of State John Halligan has said that he will not be running again for election, and announced his retirement “from political life”.

7. #DEMOCRATS: The ongoing sexism row between Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders headlined the final Democratic debate before voting commences.

8. #SHAW: Dublin City Council has taken ownership of Irish Nobel Prize-winning author George Bernard Shaw’s birthplace and plans to turn it into a writer-in-residence space. 

9. #IMPEACHMENT: The Senate impeachment trial of US President Donald Trump is likely to begin next Tuesday, majority leader Mitch McConnell has said.

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