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Dublin: 7 °C Tuesday 21 January, 2020

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s what’s in the headlines today.

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

1. #GANGS: Gardaí investigating a Lithuanian crime gang based in Dublin believe that a new crew of young and vulnerable migrants are being used in the capital’s drug trade.

2. #BREXIT: The DUP and Labour have joined up to increase pressure on UK prime minister Theresa May to publish the Attorney General’s advice on her Brexit deal.

3. #HIGH AND DRY: Union Siptu has criticised comments made by Aer Lingus management where staff were accused of stealing, which is costing the airline “millions”.

4. #JUSTICE: Ireland can now share its national DNA database, which holds information such as fingerprints, to try to solve criminal cases.

5. #CERVICAL CHECK: Health Minister Simon Harris is looking at making the drug Pembro available to all women with cervical cancer, reports the Irish Daily Mail.

6. #DÁIL COSTS: The Irish Independent reports that Fine Gael junior ministers have complained that they can’t afford to stay in hotels mid-week.

7. #DANGER AHEAD: More than 110 incidents of potentially lethal tram or train ‘surfing’ have been recorded by Irish Rail and on Luas services over the past four years.

8. #HOUSING: The former Apollo House site in Dublin has been sold for in excess of €50 million.

9. #GRATEFUL: An English couple have had their engagement ring returned to them by the NYPD after it fell down a grate and was lost, according to the BBC

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