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The 5 at 5: Monday

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. #MURDER: Westmeath man Danny Keena has been convicted of murdering the mother of his children Brigid Maguire by “strangling the life out of her”.

2. #BUDGET 2018: Ahead of tomorrow’s Budget, Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael are arguing about whether the government is being up front about Brexit.

3. #TAKE A FLEE: After US VP Mike Pence walked out of an American football game yesterday, President Donald Trump claimed he told him to do it if any player kneeled during the national anthem.

4. #STAMP: An Post are coming under fire for a commemorative stamp of Cuban revolutionary Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara.

5. #CRUNCH TIME: The Irish football team play Wales in Cardiff tonight knowing that anything other than a win will mean they miss out on next year’s World Cup in Russia.

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