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Dublin: 5 °C Wednesday 11 December, 2019

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Here’s all the news you need to know as you start your day.

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Updated Nov 13th 2019, 8:46 AM

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

1. #IRISH WATER: Raw sewage from 77,000 people in Ireland is flowing into the environment every day

2. #PROPERTY LADDER: First-time buyers in Dublin are now spending an average of €375,000 for a home.

3. #AND IT’S LIVE: Live televised proceedings of the Trump impeachment inquiry are set to get under way today.

4. #BREXIT: Tánaiste Simon Coveney is travelling to Edinburgh today, for meetings aimed at helping to build ties with Scotland post-Brexit.

5. #DESTRUCTION: Australia remains on high alert as the country deals with the devastation caused by widespread bushfires.

6. #SINN FÉIN: Michelle O’Neill faces a challenge to her MLA seat in Upper Bann with John O’Dowd set to contest for it at this weekend’s Sinn Féin Ard Fheis.

7. #VIOLENCE: Students armed with petrol bombs clashed with police overnight in Hong Kong.

8. #PROJECT NIGHTINGALE: A whistleblower has said Google is collecting the personal medical data of 50 million people from health providers.

9. #WEATHER: Sleet and snow are expected in some areas of the country today, with temperatures set to hit freezing this evening.

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