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The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning. Here’s everything you need to know this morning as you start your weekend.

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

1. #MISSING: The families of Eoin O’Connor and Anthony Keegan who have not been since Tuesday held a vigil last night at the scene where the car they were travelling in was found yesterday, reports the Irish Independent.

2. #UKRAINE: The G7 leaders have agreed to impose further sanctions on Russia over the escalating crisis in Ukraine.

3. #HOME: A Dublin woman with a daughter is refusing to leave her rental property until she can find an affordable home.

4. #EARNINGS: Immigrants living in Ireland sent home an average €795 million over the last eight years.

5. #POLL: According to a Millward Brown poll for the Irish Independent, Sinn Féin are on course to win their first European Parliament seats in the May’s election.

6. #DIRTY: The Irish Times reports that Waterford Regional Hospital is seeking extra funding to replace mattresses that health inspectors found to be dirty and torn.

7. #CLOSING TIME: The Irish Independent reports that customers of Permanent TSB have criticised their new opening hours which will see manned counters close at 3pm.

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8. #SOUTH KOREA: All of the crew involved in the ship’s navigation are in detention as officials admit some bodies have been wrongly identified, reports Sky News.

9. #NEW LOOK: The newsroom in RTÉ is getting a revamp with the new look to be unveiled today. Here’s some of the logos through over the years.

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