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The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

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

1. #GARDAGATE: The Interim Garda Commissioner, Noirín O’Sullivan says that the force needs to support whistleblowers.

2. #COURTS: Ian Bailey’s legal team said that contact between the gardaí and journalists was “beyond belief” in the investigation into the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.

3. #SUPPORT: The Taoiseach and the Jobs Minister Richard Bruton say they are not fazed by the poor support for Fianna Fáil in a recent opinion poll.

4. #JOBSWATCH: Property rental website Airbnb has announced that it will create 100 news jobs at its European headquarters in Dublin.

5. #SCHUMACHER: Michael Schumacher is making progress and is having “moments of consciousness and awakening” according to his spokeswoman.

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