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Dublin: 7 °C Tuesday 19 November, 2019

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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

1. #SORRY FOR EVERYTHING Irish Water boss John Tierney has apologised to customers for the mistakes made by the utility in recent months. Meanwhile, Gerry Adams has reversed his personal position, and announced he won’t be paying his water bill.

2. #CYBER-BULLYING Controversial site Ask.Fm has announced it’s relocating to Ireland. The site has been the subject of criticism after it was linked with the deaths by suicide of a number of teenagers.

3. #GOOD NEWS Positive jobs news for Cork — a Canadian software company is creating 100 new jobs over the next two years.

4. #GUESS WHO’S BACK Ex-Minister Alan Shatter has begun his appeal against the Data Protection Commissioner’s ruling that he breached the Data Protection Act. It relates to his appearance alongside Mick Wallace on Prime Time last year. [RTÉ]

5. #RIPOSTE Leo Varadkar’s response to a Sunday newspaper’s ‘revelations’ about a Facebook account he used, under an assumed name, is pretty priceless.

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