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The 5 at 5 5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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

1. #BREAKDOWN: An ambulance broke down on its way to transport a sick baby to hospital and the second ambulance sent to the call also developed mechanical problems.

2. #KEEP SCHTUM: Responding to comments made by the Tánaiste and Minister Leo Varadkar about the Garda Commissioner, the Taoiseach, said ministers should not air their concerns in public.

3. #PORTLAOISE: HIQA said today it will assess patient safety culture and look at the extent of serious incidents at Portlaoise Hospital.

4. #PRICE IS RIGHT: According to new research, most people can’t remember how much they paid for their house and they think it’s less than the actual figure.

5. #RIP: Glasnevin historian Shane MacThomais passed away suddenly yesterday – just 46 years of age.

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