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The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Could the same-sex marriage vote be the highest turnout ever?

There are reports from polling stations around the country that there is a steady flow of voters today.

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Wednesday 20 May, 2015

New GSOC chairman will be paid €145,000 – whenever they are hired

The former chairman’s tenure became mired in controversy over reports the office had been under surveillance.

There are 1,420 people on the Irish sex offenders register – but none of their details are public

The Justice minister says the gardaí informs her of any breaches.

Viagra could be a really good thing for some pregnant women

The drug is good for more than one thing, you know.

Tuesday 19 May, 2015

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Ireland has a Witness Protection Programme and we’ve spent €400k on it this year

The protection programme was set up as gardaí tackled gangland crime.

‘No one wants to talk about their bowel movements, but some people are suffering’

Alison Kelly has been living with Crohn’s Disease for nine years and says it’s time people started talking about their toilet habits.

Monday 18 May, 2015

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Sunday 17 May, 2015

Surrogacy in Ireland: Where do we stand?

The referendum on marriage equality is only a few days away. However, other issues have been entering the debate.

Friday 15 May, 2015

IBRC lawyers: ‘There are no laws to protect the public against boring stories’

Denis O’Brien took an injunction action against RTÉ to prevent a broadcast of an item.

Doesn’t this house look cosy? It should, it’s just won Home of the Year

Heading to Ikea this weekend? This should give you some inspiration.

Wreck of missing US helicopter found in Nepal

It is unknown if there are any survivors.

Thursday 14 May, 2015

Varadkar ‘ashamed’ of patient treatment at Portlaoise hospital

The Minister for Health met with bereaved parents last night to hear their stories.

Gardaí investigating after boutique closure leaves brides with no wedding dresses

Some of the deposits paid to the Limerick store were up to €1,000.

News station blurs out breasts on Picasso painting

The painting, Women of Algiers, sold for $160 million this week.

‘I was born in 1950s conservative Ireland and I’m asking people to make this happen’

The Taoiseach said 40,000 people who have never registered before have signed up to vote.

Wednesday 13 May, 2015

U2 gig to go ahead as scheduled following death of Larry Mullen’s father RIP

U2 gig to go ahead as scheduled following death of Larry Mullen’s father

The band are due to play a concert in Vancouver tomorrow night.

Monday 11 May, 2015

Drug smuggler involved in €400m cocaine haul off Cork coast appeals conviction

Christopher Wiggins maintains the boat ‘Dances with Waves’ was not in Irish territorial waters.

Joe O’Reilly cannot have his murder conviction declared a ‘miscarriage of justice’

Rachel O’Reilly’s mother said she is relieved that justice has been upheld.

Graham Dwyer has lodged an appeal against his murder conviction

The jury found that Dwyer stabbed Elaine O’Hara to death for his own sexual gratification. He was given 21 days to appeal.

Large knife found in toilet at Tallaght Hospital as a prisoner was being transferred

Stab vests were issued to prisoner officers as a precaution.

Friday 8 May, 2015

Baby’s remains squeezed into tiny box and given to parents HSE

Baby’s remains squeezed into tiny box and given to parents

The HIQA report into Midland Regional Hospital comes after an RTÉ investigation last year into the deaths of five babies at the hospital.

It may look pleasant, but don’t be fooled. There’s a lot of rain coming

20-40 milimetres of rain is expected. Well, that’s just brilliant.

‘Brutally taken away’: Husband pays tribute to wife and child killed in Poland crash RIP

‘Brutally taken away’: Husband pays tribute to wife and child killed in Poland crash

Posting a photo, the tribute said his wife and daughter were the “most important girls” in his life.

Thursday 7 May, 2015

Jury in Sean FitzPatrick trial asked to return next Wednesday

The judge said there were “unforeseen matters” in the case.

Teachers to protest outside school gates today against Junior Cert reforms

Only a nominal number of teachers have taken up the new teacher training.

Wednesday 6 May, 2015

Restaurant in Our Lady’s Hospital Navan ordered to close over pest control

The Food Safety Authority served eight enforcement notices last month.

Granny rapper from The Wedding Singer passes away aged 101 RIP

Granny rapper from The Wedding Singer passes away aged 101

She also starred next to Robin Williams and Philip Seymour Hoffman in Patch Adams.

This school won’t teach sex ed, now 20 of its students have chlamydia

The high school handbook instructs the promotion of abstinence over any other behaviour.

Gardaí renew appeal for information into the death of Peter Murphy

The body of the 37-year-old was found in his rented home in February.

People are sniffing cheap butane gas to get high on the streets of Dublin

The “old-school” gas sniffing is on the rise, says Ana Liffey director, Tony Duffin.

Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Ask The Expert: ‘Every alley way in Dublin is used for public injecting at some point’

The Ana Liffey Drug Project’s director dropped in to the newsroom for a chat this afternoon.

Why were celebrities wearing crazy-looking outfits last night? Strike A Pose This post contains images

Why were celebrities wearing crazy-looking outfits last night?

It’s essentially a lot of showing off.

Convicted murderer at large arrested in Belfast

The 27-year-old was serving a 17 year sentence in Maghaberry Prison.

11 people have been prosecuted for starting wildfires in recent years

The minister said that recent weather conditions resulted in circumstances that made fires more likely to spread.

Monday 4 May, 2015

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have named their new baby girl Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

Kensington Palace made the announcement of Twitter this afternoon.

Russell Brand backs Ed Miliband: ‘You gotta vote Labour’

Brand said he believed the UK was in a “dangerous position”.

Church still undecided if it will carry out civil ceremonies if referendum passes

Archbishop Eamon Martin says the referendum also raises issues about what it teaches children.

Poll: Should fast food takeaways be banned from opening near schools? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should fast food takeaways be banned from opening near schools?

Councillors in Greystones have voted in favour of banning fast food restaurants opening within 400 metres of schools.

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