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Dublin: 2 °C Wednesday 13 November, 2019

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Five motorcyclists in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
Five motorcyclists in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
Image: Shutterstock/xuanhuongho

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

1. #ASHLEY Canadian police say they have become aware of two unconfirmed cases of suicide connected to the hacking of the Ashley Madison affairs website.

2. #GONE AWAY? Sinn Féin has hit back at criticism from government and opposition politicians amid ongoing debate over whether or not the command structure of the IRA still exists. 

3. #CRASH-LAND A woman was seriously injured in a light plane crash in Spain after she was forced to fly the aircraft when the pilot lost consciousness.

4. #RIP Hundreds of people have turned out for the funeral of late 98FM sports broadcaster Johnny Lyons. 

5. #BIG DAY And the Olympia Theatre’s veteran employee Maureen Grant is celebrating her 90th birthday today.

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