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The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…
Mar 11th 2014, 4:45 PM 8,922 0

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

1. #TRIBUTES: Campaigner and institutional abuse survivor Christine Buckley has passed away, with tributes to her life’s work flooding in today.

2. #LOBBYING: Frank Flannery stepped down as chairman of a philanthropy body as calls continue for him to appear before the PAC.

3. #CHEMICALS: Six children were hospitalised and a further 19 treated after potentially inhaling chemical fumes at a swimming pool in NUI Maynooth.

4. #MYSTERY: Interpol said it is not likely that the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines plane with 239 people on board was caused by a terrorist attack.

5. #ON YER BIKE: The first Irish-made bike in 40 years is being sent to Barack Obama as a gift for St Patrick’s Day.

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