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The 8 at 8: Thursday

The National Maternity Hospital and cyclists’ complaints about Luas roadworks and BAI complaints.

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

1. #BULLIED: National Maternity Hospital board member Brendan Carr has said that board members were ‘bullied and intimidated‘ at a meeting last night.

2. #PRISONERS: The Prison Officers’ Association has hit out at what he said was a lack of convictions for inmates who attack officers.

3. #ONE IN TEN: Over 10% of Irish workers are being paid the equivalent of or less than the national minimum wage of €9.25 per hour.

4. #LETHAL: A series of complaints to the transport authority details the cycling public’s concern with the Luas Cross City works in Dublin.

5. #FIX IT: United Airlines says it will increase payment limits to customers who give up seats on oversold flights in response to a passenger being violently dragged from his seat.

6. #TRINITY HEIST: €1 million was taken from a fund for disadvantaged youths during cyber attack on the Trinity Foundation, according to the Irish Sun.

7. #HPV VACCINE: A complaint against broadcaster George Hook‘s radio segment on the HPV vaccine has been rejected by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland.

8. #BERKELEY: US pundit Ann Coulter has said that she was forced to cancel her speaking event at the University of California today due to concerns about violent protests.