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The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Image: N-ino via Flickr/Creative Commons

EVERY WEEKDAY EVENING, brings you the five stories you need to know before you head out the door.

1. #ST. PATTY’S DAY: The government has announced where 28 ministers will be heading for the St Patrick’s Day’s festivities next month. Check out who’s getting the best holidays

2. #TERRORISM: A group calling themselves ‘the IRA’ has taken responsibility for the suspicious devices sent to British Army recruitment centres last week

3. #ANGLO TRIAL: A Dublin property developer was told that he wouldn’t make any money from the so-called Maple 10 deal but that he would be “a friend to the bank”, the Anglo trial heard today.

4. #MURDERS: It was a particularly violent weekend across the country with three suspicious deaths reported.

5. #HOLEY MOLEY: A nine-metre deep sinkhole opened up near a mine in Kilkenny this weekend but the Department of Communications says there are no public safety issues as a result. See an image of it here.

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