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The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s your round-up of the news this morning.

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Updated May 11th 2021, 9:01 AM

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

1. #HOUSING: Read the full details of The Journal’s wide-ranging interview with Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien. 

2. #VIOLENCE: Israel launched deadly air strikes in Gaza in response to a barrage of rockets fired by Hamas and other Palestinian militants, amid spiralling violence sparked by unrest at Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque compound.

3. #RIP: A girl (11) has died after a collision involving her bicycle and a van in Tralee, Co Kerry. 

4. #CABINET: A memo proposing legislation to address right of access for adopted people to birth certs, early life and other information will go to Cabinet today.

5. #INQUEST: Findings will be published later following fresh inquests into the fatal shooting of 10 people in disputed circumstances involving the British Army in west Belfast 50 years ago.

6. #TESTING: Health officials have been cautioning against the widespread use of rapid antigen tests. Here’s how they work and why opinions are divided.

7. #IMPACTS: Young people have been disproportionately affected by the job market implications of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to new findings by ESRI. 

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8. #JABS: US regulators have expanded the use of Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine to younger teenagers. 

9. #WEATHER: Today will start dry in many places with good sunny spells. Scattered showers are set to develop during the day. It’ll be heaviest in the southwest and west with possible thundery falls leading to spot flooding. Temperatures will reach highs of 12 to 15 degrees. 

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