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The 5 at 5: Monday

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. #DIANE WARD: The sentencing of a woman who pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of her 8-year-old son has been deferred until 7 July to allow her to undergo psychiatric care.

2. #DUBLIN: A woman was knocked down and killed this morning during an incident involving a car and a Luas tram in Dublin’s city centre.

3. #PISTORIUS: A tearful Oscar Pistorius apologised to the family of Reeva Steenkamp when he took the stand at his murder trial in South Africa this morning.

4. #BANKING CRISIS: A decision not to sue the former auditors of the liquidated Irish Nationwide Building Society is to be reviewed.

5. #STATE VISIT: President Michael D. Higgins’ flight is almost in London. Here’s what the President will be up to on his State Visit.

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