This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
OK
#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
Dublin: 18 °C Thursday 13 August, 2020
Advertisement

The 9 at 9: Friday

Good morning! Here are nine things you need to know as you start your Friday…

The 9 a 9
The 9 a 9

EVERY MORNING, TheJournal.ie brings you nine things you need to know with your morning cup of coffee.

1. #REHAB: The delay in releasing details of Rehab’s CEO has been criticised by the Chair of the Oireachtas Health Committee, Jerry Buttimer.

2. #TALKS: The first full day of peace talks are taking place between Syrian officials and rebels in Geneva today.

3. #RTE: RTE aims to save over €100,000 a year by suspending the supply of free RTE Guides to retired staff, reports The Cork Evening Echo.

4. #TOM O’GORMAN: The family of Tom O’Gorman have asked for privacy at the funeral which takes place today.

5. #REAL PHILOMENA: The real-life woman behind, ‘Philomena’, the Oscar-nominated film, is in Dublin today urging the Irish government to release adoption records.

6. #AOSDÁNA: An arts organisation set up by the Arts Council has called for the immediate release on compassionate grounds of jailed campaigner Margaretta D’Arcy, reports The Irish Independent.

7.#BONDHOLDERS: The Irish Times reports that Germany’s Central Bank backed Ireland’s move to burn bondholders back in 2010.

8. #BOMB: A large truck has exploded outside Egyptian police headquarters in Cairo this morning, killing at least four people and injuring 76, reports The Guardian.

9. #OLIVE BRANCH: North Korea has sent an open letter to the South calling for reconciliation and an end to “hostile military acts” reports the BBC.

  • Share on Facebook
  • Email this article
  •  

Read next:

COMMENTS (13)