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1. IVOR Callely, a former TD, senator and junior minister, has been sentenced to five months in prison for claiming false expenses during his time in the Seanad.

2. TWO Irish men – aged 37 and 55 – died in a fall on Mont Blanc over the weekend, it has emerged this afternoon.

France 1982 Disappearance Source: AP/Press Association Images

3. THE Irish Daily Mail has apologised to Senator Fidelma Healy Eames for “any embarrassment” caused by two articles it published in August 2012, RTÉ News reports.

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4. READY for some good news? The Central Bank has revised its GDP forecast UP. It believes the economy will grow by 2.5% this year.

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5. AN uneasy calm has descended in Gaza as a lull in fighting is seen. The UN has called for an immediate and unconditional ceasefire as the death toll continues to rise.

Mideast Israel Palestinians Afana, 12, stands in a cemetery, destroyed by Israeli fire, as others rebury human remains. Source: AP/Press Association Images

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