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The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s a roundup of the news after a weekend where Ireland made headlines around the world.
May 28th 2018, 7:54 AM 11,352 0

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

1. #THE EIGHTH AMENDED: Following the results of the referendum, Health Minister Simon Harris says he’s “extremely eager” to pass abortion legislation by the autumn.

2. #WICKLOW: The families of murdered student Jastine Valdez and her killer Mark Hennessy have met to exchange sympathies.

3. #KILMOGANNY: A woman in her late 60s has died after the jeep she was driving overturned in Kilkenny yesterday morning.

4. #DUNLEER: Gardaí are appealing to the public to check their bins and property for the phone of Cameron Reilly (18), who was found dead in a field in Louth.

5. #THE NORTH IS NEXT: Pro-choice activists are planning to distribute abortion pills from a bus touring Northern Ireland this week, the Guardian reports.

6. #CHARLESTOWN: A post-mortem is due on the body of a man in his 50s, found in a flat in Co Mayo.

7. #SPYGATE: Donald Trump won’t be interviewed for Russia probe ‘unless he can access classified information’, his lawyer Rudy Giuliani has said.

8. #FOREIGN AFFAIRS: Politicians have made close to 5,000 representations to the Passport Office on behalf of their constituents seeking passports in the last two years.

9. #SPEAKING IN TONGUES: Journalist Rachel Johnson (who’s also Boris’ sister) has apologised for a tweet which criticised Irish broadcasters speaking ‘Gaelic’ while covering the referendum.

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