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EVERY WEEKDAY EVENING, TheJournal.ie brings you the five stories you need to know as you head out the door.

1. #ALPS: Two Irishmen have died after falling while on a climb on Mont Blanc in the French Alps.

2. #CALLELY: Former Fianna Fáil TD Ivor Callely has been sentenced to five months in prison for making fraudulent expenses claims.

3. #GAZA: Seven children have been killed after a missile slammed into a playground in a Gaza City refugee camp. Medics say the missile came from the Israeli side but Israel says it was a Hamas rocket that hit the camp. Meanwhile, the Seanad is to reconvene on Thursday to debate the ongoing violence.

4. #JUSTICE: An independent review of Department of Justice has found a “closed, secretive and silo driven culture“.

5. #MOLLY: The Israeli Embassy in Ireland has deleted a picture it published that showed the Molly Malone statue in full Muslim dress.


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