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The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Image: Jose Martinez via Flickr/Creative Commons

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

1. #KERRY: A 19-year-old has been arrested after the discovery of the body of a woman in her 50s, who had received injuries to her body.

2. #LIAM ADAMS: Gerry Adam’s brother has been sentenced to 16 years in prison after being found guilty of abusing his eldest daughter over 30 years ago.

3. #HOMELESSNESS: New figures from Focus Ireland revealed an 18 per cent rise in the number of people seeking supports with 16 families becoming homeless every month.

4. #SLAVERY: Video footage from 1997 shows the suspects and victims at the heart of the domestic servitude case. The footage is from a documentary on the death of a woman who died after a fall from a window at the Maoist group’s house.

5. #FUNGI: Ireland’s most famous sea creature is still live and kicking and loving life as this footage of him messing around with his mates will demonstrate.

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