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1. #DUNNES STORES: The company’s employees have been on their long-expected strike over pay and their working environment this morning

2. #LONGFORD: A €200 million holiday resort project is on its way to Ballymahon in the midlands. Speaking at the launch the Taoiseach described the news as being ‘Longford’s day’.

3. #STORM: At least nine people have died after Storm Niklas barrelled its way across central Europe. Tens of thousands of homes are still without electricity.

4. #INTEL: Two men have been arrested in connection with the hoax bomb threat at Intel’s Leixlip plant in January.

5. #OVERCROWDING: Health minister Leo Varadkar has announced details of a €74 million fund to combat overcrowding in Irish hospitals among other things.

6. #TWO PINTS: Who is this mystery man that Enda Kenny keeps meeting? And can he really carry two pints in one hand?

Main image: Poulnabrone Dolmen, Co. Clare – Nicolas Raymond.

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