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Storm Dennis hits, tributes paid to TV host Caroline Flack and the coronavirus latest.Image: Shutterstock/Saowanee K Image: Shutterstock/Saowanee K EVERY MORNING, TheJournal.ie brings you all the news you need to know as you start the day. 1. #STORM DENNIS: A Status Orange wind warning issued for nine coastal counties will take effect this morning as Storm Dennis hits Ireland. 2. #CAROLINE FLACK: Tributes have been paid to the TV presenter who has died aged 40. 3. #CHINA: The death toll from the coronavirus known as Covid-19 in mainland China has risen by 142 to 1,665. 4. #DECADE OF CENTENARIES: Gardaí considered including mention of the disbanded Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) in the force’s museum as part of a development for the Decade of Centenaries. 5. #PURPLE RAIN: The performance of the Social Democrats in the general election was one of the major successes of the campaign, with the party jumping to six TDs. We take a look at how the party did it. 6. #SINN FÉIN: Violent dissident Republicans should disband, Sinn Fein leader Mary Lou McDonald has said. 7. #GENERAL ELECTION: Childcare was a prominent topic throughout the election, with all of the political parties outlining policies to tackle the crisis. But when polling day arrived, it was close to the bottom of the list. 8. #ROSCOMMON: A man in his 40s has been charged after gardaí seized €289,000 worth of cannabis during searches in Sligo, Roscommon and Mayo. 9. #CLARE: A kayaker spent almost two hours trapped in a raging river in a 35ft deep gorge in Co Clare yesterday while five others managed to escape to safety. Read more: TheJournal.ie
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Sinn Féin's surge a dose of reality for those at Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil who saw ruling as a rightGetting the first glimpses of the damage done to the political establishment on Sunday, Fine Gael General Secretary Tom Curran had a line that said so much. On RTÉ, as the left surged, he noted: “None of us saw the appetite for change”. People in NI are just going to have to accept that this is how things have panned out and there's nothing that can be done about it, whichever side you're on. Lets not forget, only 63% of the electorate chose to vote, and of that 63%, only 24% voted for SF.... So let's not get carried away with this narrative we've heard from some SF quarters exaggerating the SF success SF see it as a right. Inside or outside govt
From leaving Cameroon as a child to tag rugby to the national team - Meet the student nurse turned Ireland propLinda Djougang's phone pinged with a message she wasn't expecting last Sunday evening. She had already surprised herself earlier in the day by scoring her first Six Nations try for Ireland in their game with Wales in Donnybrook. More propaganda. Yeah, coz eradicating Ireland and Irishness is the goal. How on earth can people devalue and debase Irish citizenship and identity so easily and cheaply? What a loss for Cameroon then. How can somebody get to live here like that? On what basis? Non EU person now with all the benefits of an EU citizen it seems. Scandalous and SHAMEFUL actually.