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Dublin: 4°C Wednesday 8 December 2021

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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EVERY WEEKDAY EVENING, TheJournal.ie brings you the five stories you need to know before you hit the road.

1. #ON HOLD: Clare County Council are still waiting for repair work to be carried out following storm damage in late 2013 and early 2014. The works are ‘on hold’ because of funding confusion.

2. #NO BATHING: Pack away the togs. Despite the pick up in the weather, swimmers have been warned against swimming in six Dublin beaches due to poor water quality.

3. #FISH KILL: Over 650 salmon and trout have been killed after a slurry spill in Limerick.

4. #I’M COMPLAINING: The Standards in Public Office Commission’s annual report shows that two TDs made formal complaints about the former Justice Minister Alan Shatter.

5. #RUSSIA: Edward Snowden has been granted a three-year residence permit in Russia and he has permission to travel.

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