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The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Garda training, a warning to swimmers, and North Korea: here’s your morning news update.
May 29th 2018, 7:44 AM 9,335 0

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

1. #RIP: The body of Jastine Valdez will be flown home to the Philippines today.

2. #CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTION: GPs who refuse to refer patients who are seeking an abortion will need to respect the “law of the land”, Health Minister Simon Harris has said.

3. #TRAFFIC TRAIL: “Very heavy” delays are to be expected on the M50 southbound after an earlier accident that has since been cleared.

4. #RANK-AND-FILE: Frontline gardaí have received no tactical training in relation to armed incidents or terrorist attacks, according to the Garda Representative Association.

5. #ON-AGAIN, OFF-AGAIN: A top North Korean general is headed for the US in what would be the highest-profile visit in years, fuelling speculation that the historic summit is back on.

6. #COAST GUARD: Swimmers are being urged to take care of the water in the good weather, after a person was injured at the Forty Foot yesterday after hitting a rock.

7. #IMMIGRATION: A Belfast mother-of-two is appealing to Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan to intervene in her citizenship case, as she faces being separated from her family.

8. #HARASSMENT: A woman who was subjected to racial and sexual harassment at work has been awarded €8,000 by the Workplace Relations Commission.

9. #RIP: Home and Away actress Cornelia Frances has died following a battle with cancer.

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