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The 5 at 5: Wednesday

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. #RIP MEMORY MAN: Broadcasting legend Jimmy Magee died at the age of 82.

2. #MURDER PROBE: Gardaí said they are now treating the deaths of Barbara Doyle and her two 8-year-old nieces 30 years ago as murder.

3. #ORGANISED CRIME: Gardaí in Blanchardstown seized a handgun, ammunition and €30,000 of cannabis and cocaine.

4. #MARK OF RESPECT: There was a minute’s silence at the Ploughing Championships for a man who died at his Wexford farm yesterday.

5. #CATALAN REFERENDUM: Spanish police arrested 13 Catalan government officials today in a crackdown on preparations for an independence referendum in the region which Madrid says is illegal.

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