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The 9 at 9: Monday

Morning folks. They’re still counting in some areas around the country, here are the nine big stories you need to know.

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Every Morning, TheJournal.ie brings you the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.

1. #FINAL COUNTDOWN: It’s day number three of the count in Election 2014. Find out here what your new council looks like and keep up to date as the final results of the local and European Parliament elections come through on our liveblog.

2. #FALLOUT: Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore are due to meet later today to discuss the results from the local and European elections.

3. #EUROPE: In the rest of Europe, anti-establishment parties have made gains in many countries with the National Front topping the polls in European elections.

4. #UKRAINE: In early returns it’s suggested candy tycoon Petro Poroshenko is to be elected president of Ukraine.

5. #MURDER: The case taken by Lorcan Roche Kelly, the husband of Sylvia Roche Kelly, who is suing the Garda Commmissioner for damages over the killing of his wife in December 2007, will be heard in the High Court today.

6. #MEDICAL CARDS: Over 50,000 people have signed a petition calling on the government to automatically give children with a serious illness or congenital condition a full medical card.

7. #HIT AND RUN: The siblings of a hit-and-run victim have made a direct appeal to the driver who struck their brother in the early hours of 11 May.

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8. #CANCER: A study published in The Lancet Oncology said there is currently a “high demand” for cancer treatment among refugees who have been caught up in wars in Iraq and Syria.

9. #CARJACKING: The gardaí are investigating the fifth carjacking incident in Dublin in a month.

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