The 9 at 9 Thursday

first_img EVERY MORNING, brings you the stories you need to know as you start your day.1. #STORM: A status red snow-ice warning is in place for the entire country as forecasters predict that the nation will be hit with blizzard-like conditions. We’ll be posting live updates here.2. #TRANSPORT: Dublin Bus, Bus Éireann, school and private bus services are all cancelled, here’s what you need to know about transport services affected by the bad weather.3. #HEALTH: HSE staff will not have to make up the hours they take off this week due to the bad weather, Health Minister Simon Harris has said.4. #THE BEAST: The so-called Beast from the East and Storm Emma are causing the bad weather but are two different things.5. #WHITE HOUSE: Hope Hicks, one of Donald Trump’s top aides, is resigning as the US president’s communications director.6. #BREXIT: The European Commission has published the draft Withdrawal Agreement between the EU and the UK, ahead of Britain leaving the EU next year.7. #LEICESTER: Three men have been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter over a deadly fire at a shop in Leicester in the UK’s midlands.8. #BLIZZARD: The bad weather is affecting many plans but people who are due to get married this week are having a particularly stressful few days.9. #TERRY WOGAN: A much-maligned statue of the late Sir Terry Wogan in Limerick cost almost €60,000 to erect, new figures reveal. Thursday 1 Mar 2018, 8:45 AM Image: Shutterstock/Evgeny Atamanenko Short URL Image: Shutterstock/Evgeny Atamanenko 1 Comment Mar 1st 2018, 7:44 AM By Órla Ryan Share3 Tweet Email The 9 at 9: Thursday Here’s all the news you need to know as Ireland braces itself for blizzard-like conditions. 14,402 Views Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this articlelast_img

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