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The 5 at 5: Friday

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. #CERVICALCHECK: A free medical card and a package of supports will be made available to women affected by the CervicalCheck scandal.

2. #APOLOGY: Sinn Féin TD Pat Buckley has apologised for verbally abusing gardaí while drunk.

3. #SCOTT HUTCHISON: Tributes are being paid to the lead singer of the band Frightened Rabbit, after police confirmed they had found the missing man’s body.

4. #DERMOT FARRELL: The Bishop of Ossory has expressed said that abortion after rape is ‘sometimes far worse’ than rape itself.

5. #SINO-EURO RELATIONS: The Eurovision has ended its contract with a Chinese broadcaster after it failed to show the Irish entry.

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