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Dublin: 7°C Sunday 18 April 2021

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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

1. #STRIKE: There has been widespread travel disruption today with both Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann drivers on strike.

2. #MURDER: A Dublin man was jailed for life for shooting dead gangland boss Eamonn Kelly more than two years ago.

3. #MARRIAGE REF: The No Campaign released a dossier with examples of people tearing down or defacing their posters which they intend to give to gardaí.

4. #CLOSED: The Merchants Quay homeless and drugs service in Dublin has been forced to temporarily close after several attacks on staff.

5. #RIP: Ben E King, the singer best known for ‘Stand By Me’ has died.

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