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Dublin: 9 °C Tuesday 19 November, 2019

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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

1. #IRISH WATER: The Commission for Energy Regulation has announced that the deadline for water charges applications will be extended until the end of November, meaning bills won’t start to arrive until late January. Meanwhile, one TD has said that she’ll get a plumber to increase her water pressure if the Government reduces it.

2. #CRASH: The woman killed in a road accident involving a Garda car chase in Kildare last night has been named as Diana Harton.

3. #JONNY COOPER: 31-year-old Mark Lavelle from Mayo has been charged in relation to the stabbing of the Dublin footballer, the Irish Times is reporting.

4. #EBOLA: A doctor in New York who recently returned from West Africa has tested positive for the deadly virus.

5. #BONFIRES Dublin City Council has been confiscating timber and tyres in the run up to Halloween, in a bid to clamp down on illegal fires.

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Órla Ryan

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