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The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

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EVERY WEEKDAY EVENING, brings you the five things you need to know before you head out the door.

1. #MOTHER AND BABY HOME: The death rate of babies at the Tuam mother and baby home was almost double the rate of other homes around Ireland.

2. #ARRESTED: A man has been arrested in Tullamore, Co Offaly after entering an office building with a suspected firearm.

3. #INVESTIGATION: The PSNI is investigating a photograph showing a five-year-old girl with a sectarian slogan painted on her face.

4. #SUSPENDED: India’s top court has suspended the death sentence of two men convicted of the deadly gang-rape of a student in New Delhi in 2012.

5. #ALCOHOL: The long-held belief that a glass of alcohol or two a day is good for you has been challenged by a new health study.

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