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The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s your morning news fix.

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

1. #BANKS: The number of people affected by the tracker mortgage scandal has risen to over 38,000, according to the Central Bank. 

2. #LANDFILL: Ireland is approaching zero capacity in its landfills, Minister Denis Naughten is expected to tell an environmental conference today.

3. #UNDER ATTACK: The British Foreign Office has accused Russian military intelligence of conducting a campaign of online attacks. 

4. #FBI: A final floor vote on Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination is now expected to take place on Saturday.

5. #MENTAL HEALTH: A new report has found that there is strong public support for increased State investment in mental health services.

6. #BUDGET: Government Ministers have been told that some of the high-level corporation tax take will not be used in next week’s Budget.

7. #COURT OF APPEAL: A grandfather who regularly molested his young daughter and later his granddaughter over many years of their childhood has had his seven-year sentence cut on appeal. 

8. #HEATLH BILL: A campaign group that called for a ‘Yes’ vote in the referendum on the Eighth Amendment has criticised aspects of the “problematic” proposed legislation.

9. #EUROVISION: RTÉ has launched its annual call-out for singers and songwriters to submit songs for consideration for 2019′s Eurovision Song Contest.

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