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Dublin: 5 °C Tuesday 22 October, 2019

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Image: Leo Reynolds via Flickr

EVERY WEEKDAY EVENING, brings you the five stories you need to know before you head out the door.

1. #MESSY MONDAY: Seven people were injured in a crush outside Copper Face Jacks nightclub in Dublin last night. The club was running a ‘Messy Monday’ event with drinks priced at €3.50 each.

2. #SEX ABUSE: In a landmark move the European Court of Human Rights ruled that the Irish State is liable for sexual abuse suffered by 46-year-old Louise O’Keeffe and has been ordered to pay her €30,000 in damages.

3. #CRASH: Tiredness and inadequate training of flight crew have been cited as factors in an aircraft crash in Cork in 2011 which killed six people.

4. #SEE YA LATER: Ukrainian Prime Miniser Mukola Azarov has resigned in the hope that the move can calm the two-months of anti-government protest violence in the country.

5. HOLIDAY FROM HELL: Almost 600 people aboard a Caribbean cruise ship have contracted the norovirus vomiting bug, cutting short holidaymakers’ ten day sunny getaway.

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