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The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

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EVERY WEEKDAY EVENING, brings you the five stories you need to know before you head out the door.

1. #RIP: Former Fianna Fáil advisor and director of elections PJ Mara has died.

2.#FRANCE: One person has been left ‘brain-dead’ and five others have been hospitalised after a French drug trial went wrong.

3. #RIVER ISLAND: A student who was thrown out of the shop in Dublin’s Ilac Centre has received €7,500 in damages.

4. #OSCARSSOWHITE: The hashtag is trending again as, in a similar manner to previous years, white actors dominate the Academy Award acting categories.

5. #DONEGAL: A 20-year-old man has been found guilty of the rape and sexual assault of a 14-year-old girl, committed when he was 15.

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