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Dublin: 14 °C Thursday 19 April, 2018

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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

#ARRESTED: Two raiders who carried out a gunpoint robbery at the Permanent TSB in Gorey this afternoon were arrested by gardaí. A third man is still on the run.

#IN THE DOCK: Five people appeared before court charged with throwing paint at the Department of Justice last month. They were protesting against what they believed was the ‘whitewashing’ of the GardaGate scandal.

#COLD WATER: Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore said he found it hard to understand why people were blocking Irish Water contractors from installing meters in some estates in Dublin and Cork.

#COLD WATERS: Former Irish Times columnist John Waters said he wouldn’t be returning to the paper, and that his supporters could write to the editor of they wanted him back.

#THANK YOU: Is there something in our eye?… The Polish community in Ireland has produced this video to mark ten years since Poles began settling here.

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