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Dublin: 8 °C Thursday 25 April, 2019

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. #HOMELESS: A mother and her six children spent the night on chairs in a Dublin garda station after failing to secure emergency accommodation.

2. #FIRE: No criminal charges will be brought in relation to the deaths of 10 victims of a fire at a Carrickmines halting site in 2015.

3. #EARTHQUAKE: The death toll from a devastating earthquake on the Indonesian island of Lombok has risen to over 300.

4. #DRUGS: European gangs are using rural Longford to grow cannabis on an industrial scale.

5. #EMPLOYMENT: A former Dunnes Stores employee was awarded €30,000 by the Labour Court after claiming that she had been sacked because of her disability.

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