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Dublin: 2 °C Saturday 29 February, 2020

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Image: Kerstin Joensson/PA

EACH WEEKDAY EVENING, brings you the five stories you need to know before you hit the road.

1. #HOSPITAL CRISIS: Numbers of people on hospital trollies have hit a records high, nurses at Beaumont are going on a work-to-rule and a HSE manager was asked eight times whether Irish hospitals are safe.

2. #MURDER:  A man in Antrim was dragged from his home and shot dead last night. A woman and four children were in the house with him at the time.

3. #BEWLEY’S: The iconic Grafton Street café in Dublin is going to close for six months, leaving 140 staff without jobs.

4. #REBOOT IRELAND: Eddie Hobbs told that thousands of people have expressed interest in Lucinda Creighton’s new political party.

5. #CHEAP BOOZE: A Dublin pub night was slammed for targeting welfare recipients and the bar has been told to remove the Department of Social Protection logo from its ad.

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