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The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning! Here are nine things you need to know as you start your day.

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

1. #AUTISM: Autistic children as young as eight-years-old are being locked in so-called ‘withdrawal rooms’ for hours without supervisionTheJournal.ie can exclusively reveal.

2. #CHARGED: A man has been charged in relation to the “chess game” murder in Castleknock yesterday. It is reported in a number of newspapers that two of the man’s organs were removed in the assault.

3.#CRASH: A man is his 60s has been killed in a road accident in Ennis, County Clare.

4.#RELEASED: Two men have been released from garda custody today following their arrests in connection with the death of Vincent Maher in Finglas at the weekend.

5. #TRIAL: The trial date for Seán Fitzpatrick and other former Anglo executives is to be set shortly.

6. #IRISH WATER: It is expected that Irish Water will seek the permission of some of the companies it paid €50 million in consultancy fees to, before giving a breakdown of spending to an Oireachtas committee, reports The Irish Times.

7. #CHILD ABUSE: Public hearings into allegations of historical child abuse by the Church and State in Northern Ireland is to begin today.

8. #RACISM: There is a 700 per cent increase in racist incidents reported to the PSNI than to the gardaí, a new study by The Immigrant Council reveals.

9. #AIB: The Irish Independent reports that AIB is to offer temporary loans and flexible repayment terms to those impacted by the recent storms.

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