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Dublin: 9 °C Tuesday 23 April, 2019

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here is everything you need to know as you start your Sunday.

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

1. #BORDER CHECKS: Custom checks at the Northern Irish border would be “necessary” if a Brexit goes through, UK government documents have shown. 

2. #ECUADOR: At least 41 people have been killed in the country following an earthquake.

3. #READY: Sinn Féin has said that it is ready for another election if current talks to form a government don’t go anywhere. 

4. #NEW GOVERNMENT: Enda Kenny is seeking to form a Rainbow coalition to thwart Fianna Fáil, according to the Sunday Business Post.

5. #LATE LATE SHOW: Labour leader Joan Burton has slammed a British psychologist’s analysis of her body language as “vulger”, the Sunday Times is reporting.

6. #JAPAN: The clean up effort in the country is ongoing following two major earthquakes in 48 hours.

7. #DUBLIN BIKES: Plans are in place to extend Dublin Bikes into the city’s suburbs, but they won’t be taking place just yet. 

8. #BERTIE AHERN: The former Taoiseach has told Sky News that he believes a Brexit would have implications for the relationship between the UK and Ireland.

9. #BALD TYRES: Motorists will face fixed charges for having bald or defective tyres from today. 

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