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Dublin: 8 °C Saturday 19 October, 2019

The 9 at 9: Friday

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

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

1. #COOKSTOWN: The funerals of three teenagers who died in a St Patrick’s Day event in Co Tyrone will take place today

2. #CHRISTCHURCH: New Zealanders have held a two-minute silence to honour the victims of last Friday’s twin mosque attacks in Christchurch. 

3. #YANCHENG: 47 people have died in a chemical factory explosion in eastern China. 

4. #DRUMCONDRA: A man in his 60s and a woman in her 30s have died in a road traffic collision in Drumcondra in Dublin this morning. 

5. #BREXIT: The European Council has agreed to delay the date by which the UK leaves the European Union by almost two months if the Withdrawal Agreement is passed by the UK parliament next week.

6. #THREATS: British MP Anna Soubry has said that she can’t go home to her constituency this weekend because of the seriousness of Brexit-related death threats that she has received.

7. #COURTS: A Monaghan mechanic has been found guilty of IRA membership by the non-jury Special Criminal Court.

8. #COMPLAINTS: The Broadcasting Authority has rejected three complaints that programmes broadcast on Virgin Media Television in the run up to last year’s referendum on the Eighth Amendment failed to be fair, objective and impartial.

9. #UNSETTLED: Met Éireann has said today will start mostly cloudy and windy with some scattered showers and sunny spells. 

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