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Dublin: 5 °C Saturday 24 March, 2018

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

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

1. #NOT AGAIN: Batten down the hatches and break out the brollies – there’s a status yellow rainfall warning in place for 14 counties tomorrow.

2. #THE EIGHTH: Dr Peter Boylan says Savita Halappanavar would be alive today if she had gotten a termination.

3. #TRUMP: The US president has caused controversy after allegedly telling a deceased American soldier’s family that ‘he knew what he signed up for’.

4. #LIBERIA CALLING: A phone scam is currently in operation targeting Irish customers with calls from countries like Liberia in an attempt to get the receivers to phone back at high rates.

5. #WAR OF WORDS: Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael have been trading barbs over issues with the State’s pension system.

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