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The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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

1. #SORRY: A report on the removal of two Roma children from their families was published and Frances Fitzgerald apologised.

2. #SYMPHYSIOTOMY: A redress scheme was announced for women who had their pelvises broken during childbirth in Irish hospitals.

3. #EMERGENCY: Dublin’s busy Dame Street was closed off today after a man climbed onto a six-storey building and refused to come down for more than four hours.

4. #POWER: That Garda Ombudsman is to be given a rake of new powers including the ability to investigate the Garda Commissioner.

5. #BURQA BAN: The European Court of Human Rights upheld France’s ban on wearing a burqa in public.

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