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The 5 at 5: Wednesday

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. #AIR RAGE: Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan will not receive a criminal conviction arising from offences committed at Shannon Airport in November 2014, a court has ruled.

2. #SORRY: Former Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson has apologised to the Irish producer who he allegedly hit during an altercation that led to his dismissal from the BBC.

3. #INDUSTRIAL ACTION: Staff at the 999 call service in Navan are set to strike tomorrow in pursuit of claims against the service’s operators.

4. #ELECTION 2016: Labour has warned of the possibility of “conservative” Fine Gael-Fianna Fáil coalition as one minister admitted that every one of the party’s TDs is fighting for their political lives.

5. #SETTLEMENT: A 13-year-old student has been awarded damages after being served detergent with chips instead of vinegar at a New Year’s Eve family dinner in a Dublin hotel.

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Catherine Healy

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