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The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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EVERY WEEKDAY EVENING, TheJournal.ie brings you the five big news stories you need to know as you head out the door.

1. #TAYLOR: There was bitter disappointment for fans of Ireland’s Olympic team today, as Katie Taylor crashed out of the Rio Games on a split decision.

2. #BABY: A South African woman has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for kidnapping a baby and raising it as her own.

3. #NAMALEAKS: TDs Mick Wallace and Clare Daly are among a group of people who have launched a “secure and anonymous whistleblowing” website called Namaleaks.

4. #TASERED: Former football star Dalian Atkinson, a striker in Aston Villa’s bid for the 1992-93 Premier League title, has died after being tasered by police.

5. #FRANCE: A court has refused to release a woman who shot and killed her abusive husband, despite her being pardoned by French president Francois Hollande.

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