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Dublin: 6 °C Sunday 20 October, 2019

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. #WETLANDS: South Dublin County Council has said it carried out works in a wetlands area in Tallaght that has left environmentalists outraged.

2. #SUSPENDED: A member of An Garda Síochána has been suspended after a video emerged in which he mocked the Travelling community.

3. #BREXIT: The chairman of the Brexit Party has accused Taoiseach Leo Varadkar of “hijacking” the backstop issue.

4. #GAA: Dublin City Council has defended its decision to make its homecoming for the Dublin GAA teams on Sunday a ticketed event.

5. #DART: Irish Rail is to try to persuade Dart commuters to stagger their journeys during the morning rush hour in a bid to reduce the level of overcrowding on trains.

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