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The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here’s all the news you need to know this Saturday morning.

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EVERY MORNING TheJournal.ie brings you the stories you need to know as you wake up. 

1. #ADDICTION: Concerns have been raised about the impact the Covid-19 pandemic could have on people who are addicted to drugs. 

2. #CORONAVIRUS: Keep up-to-date with all of today’s coronavirus news by following our main points piece which will be updated throughout the day.

3. #WHO’S WHO: The role of Ireland’s public health emergency team and its key players.

4. #LAST ORDERS: Publicans have said they are looking for “light at the end of the tunnel” after a traumatic week.

5. #FLOORED: Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald described how she was “floored” by the coronavirus.

6. #ON CALL: The team over on The42.ie, Dublin All-Star and doctor, Noelle Healy, describes what’s it like to be on duty in Temple Street Hospital.

7. #WEDDING CAKE: High strength cannabis has hit the streets of Dublin due to a shortage caused by the coronavirus.

8. #STARDUST: This week, a six-part podcast made by TheJournal.ie about the 1981 Stardust disaster won a prestigious gold medal at the New York Festivals Radio Awards. You can listen to it all here

9. #NO COMMENT: Donald Trump cut off his daily coronavirus task force briefing on Friday without taking any questions from reporters.

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