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The 9 at 9: Saturday

Whether you’re in a tent, or in the comfort of your own bed, here are the stories to keep you up to speed.

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EVERY MORNING, TheJournal.ie brings you the stories you need to know as you start your day.

1. #CORK: A woman in her thirties has died after being found in a tent in Gilabbey Park yesterday morning.

2. #HOUSING CRISIS: The impact of homelessness on children living in emergency accommodation should be examined by the Ombudsman for Children, a TD has said.

3. #LITTLE CHAMP: Tennis superstar Serena Williams gave birth to a baby girl last night, her coach confirmed.

4. #INSPECTION: Litter, dirt, cigarette butts and cut hair was observed on the floors of an acute adult psychiatric unit located at St James’ Hospital in Dublin.

5. #AMNESTY BINS: A senior addiction expert at the HSE has said that drug testing needs to be considered for festivals and nightclubs to cut down on overdoses.

6. #GARDA FIGURES: A number of gardaí may face disciplinary action over the false breath-test figures, the Irish Times reports.

7. #HOUSING POLICY: The government is to hold a “housing summit” next week in response to the deaths of three homeless people this week, according to the Irish Examiner.

8. #CASHLESS: Australia is expanding the roll-out of its welfare card, which limits the spending of drug and alcohol addicts.

9. #TV3 SHAKE-UP: Presenter Pat Kenny has said that Newstalk are looking for the new Pat Kenny. ”If it could be female that would be great,” he said.

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