The 9 at 9 Wednesday

first_img 5,709 Views Short URL Jun 14th 2017, 8:46 AM Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article The 9 at 9: Wednesday Here’s everything you need to know this morning. No Comments http://jrnl.ie/3442885 Wednesday 14 Jun 2017, 8:46 AM Image: Shutterstock/Elena Veselova Share Tweet Email1 EVERY MORNING, TheJournal.ie brings you the stories you need to know as you start your day.1. #TAOISEACH VARADKAR: Fine Gael leader Leo Varadkar is expected to be voted in as Taoiseach this afternoon.2. #LONDON FIRE: At least 30 people have  been injured after a massive fire ripped through a 27-storey apartment block in west London. Dozens of people are feared trapped.3. #COALITION OF CHAOS: Theresa May is hoping to seal the deal with the DUP today as she attempts to clinch a deal which will mean her Conservative government will survive.4. #ON THE UP: The back to school clothing and footwear allowance is increasing by 25% from 1 July. It will be paid at a rate of €125 for children aged 4-11 and €250 for children aged 12-17.5. #HELP NOT HARM: A community drug treatment centre is being closed down in Blanchardstown, west Dublin. Staff at the Adapt centre have requested a meeting with new Fine Gael leader Leo Varadkar in a bid to save it.6. #THE COST OF CARE: A new study has found that close to two out of every five people caring for a spouse with dementia suffer from some form of clinically significant depression.7. #AN ARGUMENT FOR CHANGE: Gerry Edwards of the Termination for Medical Reasons Ireland shares his opinion on why the Eighth Amendment should be repealed.8. #SO LONG FAREWELL: Enda Kenny has finally stepped down as Taoiseach after six years in the top job and 42 years in politics.9. #THE FULL MONTY: A convict scaled the roof of Mountjoy Prison yesterday and stripped off naked. It took prison officers over an hour to get him down. By Garreth MacNamee Image: Shutterstock/Elena Veselovalast_img read more

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