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Dublin: 16 °C Sunday 16 June, 2019

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here’s all the news you need to know on this sunny bank holiday Sunday morning.

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EVERY MORNING brings you the stories you need to know as you wake up. 

1. #EDUCATION: Campaigners have raised concerns over a lack of educational access for children of asylum seekers currently living in hotels and B&Bs around Ireland. 

2. #THE NORTH: The DUP has won the most seats in the Northern Ireland local elections while the Alliance party made the greatest gains of any party.

3. #BREXIT: Theresa May apologised to councillors within the Conservative party who lost their seats in the local elections, calling on Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to do a deal on Brexit. 

4. #FEUD: Gardaí are investigating after a house was set on fire in Corduff yesterday in an attack that’s being linked to an ongoing feud in west Dublin. 

5. #BANK HOLIDAY: A number of arrests were made as part of a road enforcement clampdown on the May Bank Holiday weekend, including a driver arrested for speeding at 157km/h on a motorway.

6. #MY MISTAKE: Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has apologised for his response to concerns over the mortuary at University Hospital Waterford.

7. #TRUMP: The US president has tweeted his criticism of social media sites after far-right figures were banned from Facebook, The Guardian reports. 

8. #RTÉ: The national broadcaster will list all candidates in a particular constituency for the upcoming election whenever one is mentioned in a bid to ensure balance. 

9. #WEATHER: Sunny skies are set to continue for most of the country today, while temperatures are not expected to climb higher than 14C, according to Met Éireann.

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