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The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

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

1. #ROCKALL: Tánaiste Simon Coveney said Ireland will not change its longstanding policy on the remote island of Rockall over threats from the Scottish government as the diplomatic row rumbles on.

2. #KRIEGEL CASE: Defence Counsels for Boy A and Boy B made their closing statements in the Ana Kriegel murder trial.

3. GREAT FAMINE: There were calls for a memorial after scientific confirmation that human remains found on a Canadian beach belonged to shipwreck victims who were fleeing the famine in the 1840s.

4. UK: A nurse was arrested over the deaths of eight babies at a hospital in Cheshire.

5. PADDY JACKSON: Drinks giant Diageo expressed “serious concerns” over London Irish Rugby Football Club’s signing of former Ulster player Paddy Jackson.

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