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The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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

1. #DUBAI: Four Irish people were on board the Emirates flight that was evacuated by emergency services after landing in Dubai International Airport. 

2. #ISLAMIC STATE: A US police officer has been charged with trying to support the Islamic State. 

3. #RIO 2016: Irish citizens are being promised “around-the-clock” support during the Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro. 

4. #ARMED ROBBERY: Gardaí are investigating armed robberies at post offices in Kerry and Kilkenny. 

5. #FEATHERBEDS: The government has purchased 4,900 acres of of the Dublin Uplands, in an area more commonly called the Featherbeds. 

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