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Dublin: 5 °C Thursday 12 December, 2019

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

We’re halfway through the week… here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

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

1. #DUBLIN AIRPORT: Flights have resumed at Dublin Airport after a fire in one of the hangars.

2. #NO CHARGE: One of the main organisers of the Right2Water has questioned the timing of the leak of expected criminal charges against Jobstown protesters. 

3. #SEARCH: A major search is underway in Clare for a Japanese couple in their 60s. 

4. #DEFENCE FORCES: A White Paper has been launched that will see the size of the Irish Defence Forces increase significantly.

5. #VIOLENCE: Two people have been stabbed in Dublin overnight, the Irish Independent is reporting.

6. #MCDOWELL: Writing in today’s Irish Times, former minister for justice Michael McDowell has said that a decision was made by British and Irish governments to leave the infrastructure of the Provisional IRA in place.

7. #CHINA: The turmoil in Asian economic markets is continuing today with European stocks expected to fall, The Guardian reports. 

8. #WHISKEY: A unmanned cargo ship carrying a whiskey name checked by Bill Murray in Lost in Translation has arrived at the International Space Station.

9. #RESIGN: An Anti-Austerity Alliance councillor who threatened to cut an activists throat has been told to resign by his party.

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