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The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

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EVERY WEEKDAY EVENING, TheJournal.ie brings you the five biggest stories of the day.

1. #DISPUTE: The Archbishop of Dublin has hit out at Culture Minister Josepha Madigan, accusing her of being “deeply disrespectful” to her parishioners.

2. #LOWRY: Independent TD Michael Lowry and his refrigeration company have been convicted of two charges of delivering an incorrect corporation tax return and failing to keep proper sets of accounts. Lowry and the company were fined €25,000 following the conviction.

3. #TRUMP: The US Supreme Court has upheld president Donald Trump’s controversial ban on travellers from five mostly Muslim countries – a major victory for the Republican leader after a tortuous legal battle.

4. #BREXIT: A bill enacting Britain’s decision to leave the European Union has become law after months of debate, the House of Commons speaker announced this afternoon, to cheers from eurosceptic lawmakers.

5. #CASE: A former partner of a man accused of infecting her with HIV has told a jury that he “wasn’t shocked” when she received her diagnosis.

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