The 9 at 9 Tuesday

first_imgEVERY MORNING, brings you the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.1. #MYSTERY: In an unusual move this morning, gardaí will release a photo of an unidentified teenage girl found on Dublin’s O’Connell Street last month in the hope of gathering information about her.2. #INVESTIGATION: A medic at Letterkenny General Hospital has been suspended as the HSE investigates allegations that a young child was hit during an incident in recent days, according to the Irish Times.3. #WATER SHORTAGE: A Dublin City Council engineer has told RTÉ that water restrictions in the capital should be lifted on Thursday. Michael Phillips said that while they have found a way to treat the problem, they are still not entirely sure what caused it in the first place.4. #JOBSWATCH: Good news for Dublin with Acorn marketing agency announcing 100 new jobs this morning, while 218 positions are being backed by Dublin Business Innovation Centre-backed firms.5. #DISAPPEARED: Last night’s joint RTÉ/BBC programme ‘The Disappeared’, has linked Gerry Adams to the IRA’s abduction, murder and secret burial of  Jean McConville during the Troubles. The Sinn Féin president has once again denied that he had any part in the killing.6. #SYRIA: The United Nations has said that 9.3 million Syrians are now in need of humanitarian assistance as a result of the two-and-a-half year conflict.7. #LA: Anti-abortion protesters have forced Finbar Hill, an Irish Honorary Consul in Los Angeles, to move out of his office because of ongoing demonstrations, reports the Irish Daily Mail.8. #FRAUD: Healthcare firm Johnson & Johnson will pay more than $2.2 billion to settle allegations of false advertising of drugs and paying kickbacks to doctors and pharmacists to prescribe and promote certain medicines that were not approved as safe or effective, the US Justice Department has confirmed.9. #CLOSE CALL: Eleven people travelling on two planes ahead of a skydive in Wisconsin survived a mid-air collision…AND caught the incident on camera: (YouTube: Rodrigo Cuinto)last_img

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