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Dublin: 18 °C Friday 7 August, 2020

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

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Updated Jul 7th 2020, 8:55 AM

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

1. #GARDA ARREST A garda detective is currently at the centre of a number of allegations after being arrested for suspected insurance fraud.

2. #CMO WARNING Acting CMO Dr Ronan Glynn has warned against mass gatherings, saying videos from social media have made him “very concerned”. 

3. #MELBOURNE Five million people have been ordered to stay at home as Australian city Melbourne reintroduces lockdown measures. 

4. #COVID APP The HSE’s Covid-19 contact tracing app appeared on app stores last night, with a formal launch expected today. 

5. #BREXIT Chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier has travelled to London today for face-to-face Brexit talks.

6. #SINN FÉIN The party has suspended all activity in Dublin South-West, following the nomination of controversial councillor Paddy Holohan for mayor.

7. #STATUS YELLOW status yellow rain warning is in effect for Mayo, Galway and Clare until 4pm this afternoon. 

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8. #IRISH WATER The Environmental Protection Agency has said that one million people are vulnerable if water systems fail.

9. #POST PRIMARY The National Association of Principals and Deputy Principals have called for Covid-19 assistants to be assigned to teachers when schools return. 

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