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Dublin: 14 °C Saturday 20 April, 2019

The 9 at 9: Sunday

It’s Sunday. Here are the nine stories you need to know.

EVERY MORNING, brings you the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

1. #OCCUPY CENTRAL: Fresh scuffles have erupted between pro-democracy activists and riot police in Hong Kong reports BBC News.

2. #BUDGET 2015: The Department of Health is to set to have an additional €500 million to spend next according to the The Irish Mail on Sunday.

3. #FRIGHTFUL: Rainfall and wind warnings have been put in place across the country for this evening and tonight.

4. #ISLAMIC STATE: David Cameron wants to send the SAS to kill or capture the Islamic State executioner labelled ‘Jihadi John’ reports The Sunday Times.

5. #GUERRERO: A mass grave has been found in a Mexican town where 43 students disappeared after a police shooting.

6. #ECT: It’s still legal to perform electro-shock therapy without the consent of a patient despite a promise that rules would change.

7. #ON THE TRAIL: went canvassing with five candidates in the Dublin South West by-election. It was a wet day.

8. #PYLONS: The issue of underground or overground cables hasn’t gone away. Campaigners are meeting and Eirgrid are reviewing.

9. #ROBBERY: Three men will be charged in Letterkenny tomorrow in connection with the armed robbery of a post office in which the thieves used a stolen Royal Mail van.


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Rónán Duffy

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