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The 5 at 5: Monday

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. #CHILD ABUSE: Gardaí have searched 31 premises in 12 counties as part of an operation targeting those with pornographic images of children.

2. #RUGBY RAPE TRIAL: The young woman at the centre of a high-profile rape trial in Belfast confirmed she consensually kissed Paddy Jackson prior to the alleged rape.

3. #BALLYMUN: Sinn Féin councillor Noeleen Reilly is resigning from the party, alleging “an orchestrated bullying campaign” against her.

4. #ME TOO: Police in London have forwarded a sexual assault allegation against Harvey Weinstein to An Garda Síochána for investigation.

5. #DONE GOOD: Irish-founded payments firm Stripe has announced plans to open a new engineering hub in Dublin.

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