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Dublin: 15 °C Thursday 2 July, 2020

The 9 at 9: Friday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know today as we head towards the weekend.

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

1. #CHARGED: A man will appear in court this morning charged with the death of a man found stabbed in a derelict pub in Dublin on Wednesday night.

2. #ON THE RUNS: Peter Robinson won’t be resigning as First Minister of Northern Ireland after David Cameron announced that a judge will review letters given to IRA suspects.

3. #CRIMEA: Armed men are patrolling one of Ukraine’s main airports as the country’s interior minister has accused Russian forces of staging an “armed invasion” in Crimea.

4. #REPAIR: Clare County Council says it will be given over €16 million by the Department of the Environment to undertake infrastructural repair works.

5. #SEAN DUNNE: A US company owned by the wife and son of bankrupt property developer Sean Dunne plans to spend up to €9 million constructing a new building in New York City’s SoHo district according to The Irish Times.

6. #RUBBISH: About 44,000 customers in Dublin City will see their waste collection day change as a after new bye-laws introduced to combat illegal dumping.

7. STOLEN: A priest has been arrested by gardaí investigating the theft of more than €500,000 from his religious order according to the Irish Daily Mail.

8. #OPERATION RICO: The BBC reports that criminal gangs who trick people into investing in worthless shares have been targeted by police in the biggest ever international crackdown on the fraud.

9. #STIRRING: To whet their members appetite ahead of the party’s Ard Fheis this weekend, Fine Gael has released a video which features what’s believed to be the first ever video/voice recording of WT Cosgrave from November 1930.

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