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The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

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

1. #BUMPING IT UP: Fine Gael has proposed a dole increase of €27 for a person who becomes newly unemployed. 

2. #DUNNES STORES: A judge has said that Dunnes Stores had no option but to sack a check-out assistant for selling alcohol to a 16-year-old schoolgirl. 

3. #LOST IN TRANSLATION: The State’s failure to translate legislation that was enacted more than 11 years ago could result in criminal cases being dismissed. 

4. #BAVARIA: Human error was probably responsible for a train crash that killed 11 people in Germany earlier this month. 

5. #DUBLIN PORT: Five men have been detained after jumping out of a trailer at Dublin Port.

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