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The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

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EVERY WEEKDAY EVENING, brings you the five biggest stories of the day.

1. #SENTENCED: Charles Cleary, 24, has been sentenced to life in prison for murdering student Leo Carolan, who was “saving the life” of his friend.

2. #DUNDALK: An 18-year-old man charged with the murder of a Japanese man in a stabbing in Dundalk last week was “not fit to attend” a court hearing today.

3. #REGENCY SHOOTING: The trial of Patrick Hutch, who is charged with the murder of David Byrne at the Regency Hotel in February 2016, began before the Special Criminal Court today.

4. #FACEBOOK: The solicitor for a 14-year-old girl who settled a suit against Facebook over a naked photograph of her posted to a ‘shame page’ has said the social media giant should be doing more to fight abuse.

5. #IFTAS: Saoirse Ronan and Cillian Murphy are among this year’s Irish Film and Television Academy Awards nominees.

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Órla Ryan

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