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EVERY WEEKDAY EVENING, TheJournal.ie brings you the five stories you need to know as you head home.

1. #SHOOTING: A manhunt is underway after an on-duty soldier was shot at the National War Memorial in Canada.

2. #ABUSE: Gerry Adams apologised to victims of abuse who were let down by the IRA, while Maíria Cahill met with the Taoiseach and said she’s considering suing some Sinn Féin members.

3. #IRISH WATER: Minister Alan Kelly said no bonuses should be paid at Irish Water and Paul Murphy ripped up his application form in the Dáil.

4. PROTECTION: A Hiqa inspection found serious failings in child welfare services, noting that convicted offenders in Donegal are not being monitored properly.

5. #BALLYBRACK: The mother of murdered toddler Hassan Khan has been admitted to the Central Mental Hospital.

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