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The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

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EVERY WEEKDAY EVENING, brings you the five stories you need to know as you head home for the day.

1. #HOMELESS: Fr Peter McVerry called for the immediate closure of Merchants Quay Night Cafe and hit out at Dublin City Council.

2. #CHRISTMAS: More than 2,000 people queued up for food parcels at the Capuchin Day Centre in Dublin.

3. #BERLIN: The main suspect in the attack on the Christmas market that killed 12 people was under investigation as a suspected jihadist.

4. #WARNING: A garda couple were warned about a threat made against them in recent weeks by a criminal who knows where they live.

5. #THE PEOPLE’S ACORN: A piece of art in the form of a giant acorn is planned for the grounds of Áras an Uachtaráin to commemorate 1916.

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