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Dublin: 12 °C Wednesday 8 July, 2020

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

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Updated Jun 5th 2020, 8:52 AM

EVERY MORNING, brings you all the news you need to know as you start the day.

1. #PHASE TWO: The Cabinet is set to sign off on Ireland proceeding to Phase Two of re-opening

2. #JOB LOSSES: Airbnb plans to cut around 35% of its Dublin workforce with around 190 jobs to go.

3. #AMERICA: Reverend Al Sharpton led the tributes at a memorial for George Floyd in Minneapolis

4. #GETTING READY: Some workplaces are grappling with the pandemic-related safety requirements ahead of re-opening

5. #BLACK LIVES MATTER: The Lord Mayor of Dublin is asking people to sign a book of condolence for George Floyd rather than protest tomorrow

6. #BREXIT: Businesses have called for detail on the Northern Ireland protocol from the British government

7. #NUI GALWAY: High blood pressure can double the risk of Covid-19 death according to a study published today. 

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8. #CLOSE CONTACTS: Independent TD Denis Naughten warned of a “significant community risk” due to close contacts in meat plants not being followed up on

9. #EDUCATION: Writing in, Professor Sam McConkey says it could be November before schools are back in full

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