Skip to content
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your week.
Feb 25th 2014, 8:48 AM 7,862 4

EVERY MORNING, brings you the nine stories you need to know with your morning coffee.

1. #GARDAÍ: Whistleblower Maurice McCabe has described as “gravely misleading and false” a claim that he was encouraged by the Garda Commissioner to cooperate with an inquiry about penalty points cancellations.

2. #WEATHER WARNING: We got a brief respite from our current stormy climate yesterday morning but a high wind warning for 15 counties is now in place.

3. #NO APOLOGY: The developer who built the notorious Priory Hall apartment complex has claimed he doesn’t think it’s “shoddy” and has refused to apologise to the former residents.

4. #REGIME CHANGE: The Interim President of Ukraine Olexander Turchynov is due to form a unity government today, but the US has stopped just short of endorsing him.

5. #ZUCK TALK: WhatsApp doesn’t save users’ data, something which won’t change now according to Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg who delivered the keynote address at the Mobile World Congress.

6. #FIRE: Thirty people were evacuated from their homes in Baldoyle in the early hours of this morning after a gas main caught fire at the side of a house.

7. #SYRINGES: A Councillor in Bray says boarded up council houses in the area are becoming magnets for antisocial behaviour after he found 30 syringes in one house alone.

8. #NOT SO LOCAL: The Irish League of Credit Unions is to set up shop in Ethiopia with the group’s charitable arm aiming to  help half a million people access cheaper financial services.

9. #DEATH WORM JIM: Researchers at NUI Maynooth have discovered a microscopic worm that battles to the death in order to kill off rivals for food and mates.

Send a tip to the author

Rónán Duffy


This is YOUR comments community. Stay civil, stay constructive, stay on topic. Please familiarise yourself with our comments policy here before taking part.
write a comment

    Leave a comment

    cancel reply
    Back to top