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The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

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EVERY WEEKDAY EVENING, TheJournal.ie brings you the five stories you need to know as you head home for the day.

1. #CAROLINE DWYER: The mother of an Irishman who was shot dead in Bolivia in 2009 says that his name was “sullied” by Irish and international media after his death.

2. #TOUTING: Ireland’s consumer watchdog has launched a full investigation into suspected anti-competitive conduct in the ticketing industry.

3. #BREXIT: The British government has published a draft law that would authorise Prime Minister Theresa May to begin the procedure for leaving the EU.

4. #CONCRETE BRICKS: Almost a third of green bin waste left out for collection can not be recycled as it contains contaminated rubbish.

5. #PIE IN THE SKY: Discovery channels are likely to be pulled as negotiations for a new carriage deal have broken down between Sky and its Now TV service.

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