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The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning, here’s everything you need to know as you get stuck into your Thursday.

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

1. #FATAL STABBING: A man has been arrested after a man was stabbed to death in a derelict pub on Dublin’s North Wall Quay last night.

2. #GARDAÍ: Fianna Fáil TD John McGuinness has raised new claims about a second garda who made complaints about  sexual harassment in the force.

3. #ON THE RUNS: First Minister Peter Robinson has requested that the Northern Assembly be recalled for an emergency meeting to discuss the issue of ‘on the run’ former IRA paramilitaries who won’t be prosecuted says The Belfast Telegraph.

4. #ESCALATION: Pro-Russian armed men have seized control of parliament and government buildings in the Ukrainian region of Crimea, raising Russian flags above them.

5. #REHAB: The chief executive of Rehab Angela Kerins will appear before the Oireachtas Public Accounts Committee today, but lawyers have warned TDs not to ask her about her salary.

6. #CRAFTED: Do hurleys need special EU protection? One Irish MEP thinks so but makers are confident about their trade.

7. #INDYREF: TDs will brief their Scottish counterparts today about Ireland’s experiences of EU membership but have ‘no desire to impact’ the independence referendum.

8. #TRUCKERS: Hauliers in the Republic of Ireland are calling on the Government to seek an exemption for them on a new levy to be introduced in Northern Ireland.

9. #NAOMH ÉANNA: Time is running out for campaigners trying to save a historical CIÉ ferry moored at Grand Canal Dock that is slated for destruction.

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