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The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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EVERY EVENING, brings you the five big news stories you need to know.

1. #LIFE: Graham Dwyer has been sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Elaine O’Hara. Justice Tony Hunt said it is a sentence he “richly deserves”.

2. #WE WON’T PAY: TD Joan Collins and councillor Pat Dunne were among a dozen people arrested at a water meter protest.

3. #CAVAN: A father-of-four who killed his wife at their home has been jailed for 12 years after his manslaughter conviction.

4. #TRAGEDY: Another distress call has gone out in the Mediterranean from a boat carrying 300 people, following hundreds of deaths in similar incidents in the last week.

5. #STRIKE: Siptu bus drivers at Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann have voted to strike for four days next month, with a further three days planned by the National Bus and Rail Union.

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