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Dublin: 14°C Tuesday 16 August 2022

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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EACH WEEKDAY EVENING, brings you five things you should know before you head out the door.

1. #CRITICAL: A man has been found critically injured on a street in Dublin last night close to the Royal Hospital Kilmainham where tens of thousands of people attended the Blur concert last night.

2. #FACEBOOK: DUP councillor Ruth Patterson has been arrested over comments she made on Facebook suggesting that killing Sinn Féin members would be “a great service to Northern Ireland”.

3. #CHADA: The funeral of the two Chada brothers, whose bodies were found in a crashed car on Monday, took place in their home town in Carlow today.

4. #PROPERTY TAX: The Revenue Commissioners has sent letters to more than 50,000 people who have not paid the property tax to inform them that the charge will be taken directly from their wages if they don’t pay up in seven days.

5. #CRUELTY: A Polish mother and her partner, who starved her four-year-old son before beating him to death, were both jailed for 30 years by a British judge today.

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