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The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Hello. Here are the nine stories to know on this midweek morning.

EVERY MORNING, TheJournal.ie brings you the nine stories you need to know with your morning coffee.

1. #HACKED: Hundreds of Bank of Ireland customers in Graiguenamanagh in Kilkenny and Borris in Carlow had money taken from their accounts in a major skimming operation.

2. #SEARCH: A search for a man seen entering the water in Kilkenny City shortly after 7pm last night is to resume this morning.

3. #PATIENT SAFETY: A Europe-wide study which included Ireland has found that the patients are more likely to die when they are cared for by nurses with heavy workloads.

4. #AUSTERITY: Thirty leading Irish organisations working against poverty and inequality have highlighted what they say is the Government’s failure to protect the most vulnerable in society.

5. #SMARTS: Seven of Ireland’s universities have been named among the global top 200 in a new list by QS World University Rankings.

6. #CRACKED: The Pyrite Resolution Board is accepting applications for remedial work from today.

7. #ELECTION 2014: A local election candidate has been accused of confusing and annoying voters in a south Dublin suburb by distributing leaflets which refer to him as ‘Independent Fine Gael’.

8. #KIEV: Ukraine’s Acting Interior minister has confirmed that he’s disbanded the elite Berkut riot police which protesters blame for most of last week’s deaths in Kiev.

9. GARDAÍ: Justice Minster Alan Shatter will outline his side of the controversy surrounding allegations that gardaí mishandled a number of cases in a statement to the Dáil this morning.

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Rónán Duffy

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