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The 5 at 5: Wednesday

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. #THE EIGHTH: The Oireachtas Eighth Amendment Committee is hearing submissions on abortion in cases of socio-economic difficulty. Follow it live here.

2. #HOMELESSNESS: Fr Peter McVerry has criticised the Taoiseach and a senior county official for comments about homeless people.

3. #HARARE: Robert Mugabe is said to be under “house arrest” after the army seized control of Zimbabwe.

4. #DROGHEDA: A man died and two others were injured after an explosion at a house in Drogheda.

5. #OHIO: A US death row inmate is to get a pillow to help him breathe during his execution.

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