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The 9 at 9: Thursday

It’s Thursday – and here’s all that you need to know as you start your day.

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EVERY MORNING brings you the nine stories you need to know a little before 9am.

1. #GAZA: The Seanad will cut its summer break short today to debate the conflict in Gaza as well as the situation in Ukraine.

2. #ANGLO: Two former Anglo directors are due to be sentenced today after being convicted of giving illegal loans to ten customers.

3. #INVESTIGATION: A post-mortem will take place on the body of a man found in Meath yesterday. His shooting is believed to have been a gangland killing.

4. #BREACH: Sensitive medical information, including details of patients’ miscarriages, were found by children near a former health centre in Belfast that was demolished to make way for social housing, The Irish News reports.

5. #PRISON: Former junior minister Ivor Callely’s transfer from Mountjoy to Wheatfield has been suspended after an examination by a psychiatrist, the Irish Daily Star reports.

6. #LAW SUIT: The House of Representatives in the US is suing Barack Obama over the delay of Obamacare’s employer mandate.

7. #ORPHAN: A baby delivered in Gaza from the body of her dead mother after an Israeli airstrike is said to have died.

8. #KICKED OFF: There were violent scenes at a schoolboy football tournament held in Northern Ireland last night which saw one player kick another in the head.

9. #REMEMBER: A Cross of Sacrifice will be unveiled at Glasnevin Cemetery today by Michael D Higgins to honour Irish people who died in World War I, RTÉ reports.

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