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The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

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EVERY WEEKDAY EVENING, brings you the five biggest stories of the day.

1. #FIRE: There are reports of a large fire breaking out in Wicklow Town this afternoon.

2. #MARRIAGE: The two men who announced they would be getting married to avoid inheritance tax have tied the knot.

3. #SUPERBUG: There has been a 42% increase in the number of patients detected with a bacteria that can resist antibiotics.

4. #STORMZY: The Stormzy mural in Smithfield has been removed following issues with planning permission.

5. #FATHERS: Almost 30,000 fathers have taken up the Paternity Benefit over the 16 months since it was introduced, it was announced today.

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