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The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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

1. #CARLOW: Two men have been arrested after a man was found dead at a house and another sustained serious injuries.

2. #IMMIGRATION: Gardaí will no longer be checking passports at Dublin Airport with a major programme launched today to civilianise immigration functions.

3. #WHISTLEBLOWER: Retired garda John Wilson has said he has figures that show 646,509 summonses issued between 2009 and 2012 have not been served.

4. #TAXING: Ireland’s company tax laws could be set for a massive overhaul after the OECD today outlined a string of changes to stop companies shuffling their money into overseas tax havens.

5. #CHILDREN: is running a series this week on the family courts with today’s focus on stories of the 6,500 children currently in care in Ireland.

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