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Dublin: 11 °C Tuesday 23 April, 2019

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s all the news you need to know as you start your week.

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

1. #DONEGAL: Four men, all believed to be in their 20s, have died in a single-vehicle crash on a minor road near Gortahork, Co Donegal.

2. #AUGHINISH ALUMINA: US-imposed sanctions on the Russian parent company  of Aughnish Alumina, which is based in Co Limerick and employs more than 450 workers, have been lifted. 

3. #MISSING PANDA: Police in Northern Ireland are searching for a Red Panda after the animal went missing from Belfast Zoo yesterday. 

4. #BREXIT: Boris Johnson has given British PM Theresa May a boost, predicting a breakthrough on her Brexit woes if the Prime Minister can persuade the EU to agree to the  provision of a ‘freedom clause’ on the backstop.

5. #LOUISIANA: Police in the US have arrested a 21-year-old man suspected of killing his parents and three other people.

6. #DRUG INTIMIDATION: Children as young as 12 are being threatened by drug dealers over debts they have built up because of their cannabis use, the National Family Support Network has said. 

7. #SAG AWARDS: Blockbuster Black Panther took home the top film award at The Screen Actors Guild Awards last night. Often seen as a reliable bellweather for the Oscars, notable omissions from the SAG nominee list included Oscar favourites Roma and The Favourite.

8. #NURSES STRIKE: The HSE has released guidelines and information on which health services will and will not be in operation if Wednesday’s planned nurses’ strike goes ahead. 

9. #WRAP UP: It’s set to be a cold week in many places with temperatures dipping to minus five degrees Celsius on Wednesday night, Met Éireann has said. 

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