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January 2024
'Intensive' phase of conflict in south Gaza 'will end soon', Israeli defence minister says
Gaza’s health ministry said Israel struck two hospitals, a girls’ school and “dozens” of homes overnight.
Israel argues its defence in South Africa's Gaza genocide case at The Hague
19-year-old charged with causing girlfriend's death in road crash in May 2022
Man shot in arm during football match in Tipperary in suspected deer hunting accident
Pistorius to be released this Friday after serving nearly 10 years for girlfriend's murder
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Israel continues to bomb Gaza as it faces accusation it is 'starving' Palestinians
The UN Security Council is to vote today on a new resolution calling for an “urgent and sustainable cessation of hostilities” in Gaza.
The health ministry in Gaza says more than 18,800 people have been killed in Israel's campaign in Gaza.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu yesterday again vowed to "fight until the end".
DPP decision needed in Anthony Stokes cocaine and dangerous driving case
Overwhelming majority of countries at UN General Assembly backs demand for ceasefire in Gaza
The vote comes as Israeli forces continued to battle Hamas militants today and bombed more targets in the devastated Gaza Strip.
The UN estimates 1.9 million of Gaza's 2.4 million people have been displaced by the conflict, half of them children.
The Gaza health ministry updated the death toll in Gaza to 18,412, mostly women and children.
Heavy urban fighting rages around Gaza's biggest cities as today marks two months since 7 October attack
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has invoked a rare measure to seek a ceasefire, sparking anger from Israel.
The death toll has soared to 17,177 according to the Gaza health ministry.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said troops had closed in on the Khan Yunis home of Hamas's Gaza chief.
Air strikes also rained down on Rafah city in the far south, near the Egyptian border.
Journal Media wins two Headline Awards for excellence in mental health journalism
Journalists from The Journal and crowdfunded-investigative platform Northworthy won awards recognising their work covering mental health issues.
Justice Minister Helen McEntee survives confidence motion after heated debate
International concern deepens over civilian death toll as Israel expands offensive in Gaza
Limerick hurler Kyle Hayes told he faces custodial sentence after conviction for violent disorder
Barrister for Kyle Hayes asks jury to return verdict that will 'give him back his life'
Ironman calls off Cork race in 2024 after two deaths this year
Increased Garda presence in Dublin, Opposition declare no confidence in Commissioner
A five-year-old girl remains in critical condition in hospital following a stabbing yesterday.
Gardaí are out in force in the city centre following last night's unrest.
Sinn Féin expressed no confidence in the Justice Minister, but she said she will not resign.
The five-year-old girl who was injured in yesterday's stabbing incident remains in critical condition
Hamas frees first group of hostages as Gaza truce takes hold
Limerick hurler Kyle Hayes punched and stamped on man lying on street, court told
Five people hospitalised, including three children, in suspected stabbing outside school in Dublin
Israel-Hamas ceasefire to begin tomorrow morning, Qatar says
Israel-Hamas ceasefire expected tomorrow, but release of 50 hostages won't begin before Friday
Need a career boost? The Journal and UCD Smurfit School have an MBA Scholarship for one reader
Israeli troops seize control of Gaza port as UN warns of risk of starvation
Micheál Martin visits home damaged in 7 October Hamas attack during trip to Israel
23 Irish citizens have left Gaza via the Rafah crossing, as Tánaiste vows more will follow
Israeli forces raid Gaza's largest hospital; Some Irish citizens begin leaving Gaza
Israeli forces enter Gaza's Al-Shifa hospital where conditions described as horrific
After sharp warnings from the US and others that Al-Shifa must be protected, Israel said the raid was being executed based on “an operational necessity”.
The UN has said it estimates that at least 2,300 people are inside the hospital and may be unable to escape because of fierce fighting.
A journalist inside the hospital said Israeli soldiers were interrogating people this morning, among them patients and doctors.
The White House has said that US intelligence sources corroborated Israel's claim that Hamas had buried an operational "command and control node" under Al-Shifa.
Hamas says White House remarks fuel 'massacres' after it claims militant HQs are in hospitals
70,000 left without power after Storm Debi, clean up efforts begin
50,000 Gazans flee to south of Strip as reported death toll reaches 10,500
'Dozens' killed in new strike on Gaza refugee camp as hundreds of people evacuated to Egypt
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The Journal joins TikTok as Be Media Smart campaign launches
Maths Week: Your Sunday puzzle