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The 9 at 9 At least 39 killed in attack on UN school in Gaza, polls finds majority of Irish support EU sanctions on Israel, and Jason Corbett killers to be released today


GOOD MORNING. Here’s all the news that you need to know as you start your day.


1. Israel’s military today said that it targeted what it called a “Hamas compound” inside of a school in the Gaza Strip, an attack that Hamas-affiliated media said killed at least 39 people.


2. In our lead story this morning, a new opinion poll carried out by The Journal and Ireland Thinks found the vast majority of Irish people think the European Union should impose economic trade sanctions on Israel due to the ongoing conflict in Gaza.

EU Elections

3. Dutch voters this morning kicked off a four-day election marathon across the 27 nations of the European Union – providing an early litmus test of how far right the next EU parliament might shift.

Jason Corbett

4. Molly Martens and her father Thomas Martens, who were sentenced last year for the death of Limerick man Jason Corbett, will be released from custody later today.

Nicole Morey

5. The family and friends of a 23-year-old Limerick woman killed by her own dogs on her birthday have paid tribute to her.

One Central Plaza

6. The old Central Bank headquarters on Dublin’s Dame Street will re-open today as the flagship Irish location for co-working space provider WeWork.

Campaign trail

7. The Journal followed Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald on a canvas in her local area of Cabra yesterday afternoon.

Roy Keane

8. A 43-year-old man will find out later today whether he has been found guilty of headbutting football pundit Roy Keane at a match.

Dublin improvement scheme

9. Dublin City Council is injecting €2.5 million into rejuvenating the Talbot Street area through maintenance works. 

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