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The 5 at 5: Friday

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. #FOREIGN AID: Irish charity Goal is under US investigation for alleged mismanagement of funding in Syria.

2 #ON AND ON: Talks between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil are down to the ‘nuts and bolts’ and could reach their conclusion this evening. 

3. #STEPHEN’S GREEN: The body of a man believed to have been sleeping rough was found in the park this week.

4. #DISPUTE: Luas drivers had their pay cut by 10% for continuing a work-to-rule protest alongside strike action.

5. #NORWAY: 11 people have been killed after an oil rig helicopter crashed on an island.

On Snapchat: Seriously, it’s almost May, where is our lovely sunny weather? Check out our Snapchat story for a glimmer of hope.

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