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Dublin: 10 °C Thursday 17 October, 2019
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The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

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

1. #CHRISTCHURCH: The first victims of last week’s twin mosque attack in Christchurch have been laid to rest in New Zealand. 

2. #BREXIT: British Prime Minister Theresa May is set to formally request that Brexit be postponed. May is due to write to the European Union, likely asking it to agree to extending Article 50 until 30 June.

3. #GAMBLING: The government is set to approve a plan to establish a gambling regulatory authority

4. #CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL: Project Director for the National Children’s Hospital, engineer John Pollock, has resigned from his role after over five years in the job.

5. #DONALD TRUMP JNR: The US President’s son has said that UK PM Theresa May “ignored advice” from his father and was now leaving the British people in limbo over Brexit.

6. #WRC: A woman who alleged that she was discriminated against by her landlord has been awarded €12,000 following a hearing before the Workplace Relations Commission.

7. #CANNABIS: A new study has revealed that people who use cannabis every day are three times more likely to suffer from a psychotic disorder than those who don’t use the drug at all. 

8. #FAI: Sport Ireland has said it is seeking “urgent clarification” surrounding details of a €100,000 loan provided by John Delaney to the Football Association of Ireland (FAI) two years ago.

9. #WEATHER: Today will be mild and mainly dry with a fair amount of cloud and a little patchy drizzle.

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