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The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

The 5 at 5
The 5 at 5

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

1. #TRIAL: Graham Dwyer is to stand trial over the murder of childcare assistant Elaine O’Hara in April 2015.

2. #ATTEMPTED MURDER: RTE reports that Gerald Vollrath who pleaded guilty to the attempted murder of his 83-year-old mother at a nursing home Waterford has been given a suspended sentence.

3. #SEX: The group at the centre of the ‘sellotape sex education’ controversy, Pure in Heart, have said they don’t have a negative view of sex.

4. #BYE BYE: The Irish Payment Services Organisation said today that from midnight on 28 February, you won’t be able to use your Laser card, as the cards are being replaced by Visa and MasterCard debit cards.

5. #RETRIAL: The British DJ, David Lee Travis who was cleared of 12 charges of indecent assault earlier this month, is to face a retrial on two counts that the jury failed to reach a decision on.

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