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The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Five Bikes Source: Patrick McConahay

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

1. #NAMING NAMES: Mary Lou McDonald is causing a stir in the Dáil by naming several prominent former politicians as being accused of tax evasion.

2. #HIS OWN WORDS: Audio has emerged of Jonathan Corrie being interviewed about his life a few months ago. He was found dead near Leinster House this week.

3. #GET READY: Fianna Fáil has already started picking candidates, as speculation rises about a general election in 2015.

4. #WORK IT: The number of unemployed people in Ireland has dropped to a new post-recession low.

5. #BUT OF COURSE: Gene Simmons, The Demon, “that guy out of Kiss”, was visiting the Dáil, it turns out, because he’s old pals with Fine Gael TD Pat Breen… Makes sense.

Gene Simmons. Pictured Gene Simmons kn Source: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland

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