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The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

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

1. #ARAS: Michael D Higgins has confirmed he will seek a second term in the Áras, as had been widely expected.

2. #NOMINATIONS: Meanwhile, former presidential candidate Sean Gallagher has written to all of the councils in Ireland asking that they formally set aside time to discuss nominations for the president of Ireland.

3. #THAILAND: All 12 boys and their football coach have been rescued from a flooded Thai cave today, completing an astonishing rescue mission that has captivated the world.

4. #STRIKE: Ryanair has announced that it will cancel 30 of its 290 Irish flights this Thursday due to strike action.

5. #ANGLO: David Drumm, the former CEO of Anglo Irish Bank, has received a fully suspended sentence of 15 months for his role in an illegal loan scheme.

 

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