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The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

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EVERY WEEKDAY EVENING, TheJournal.ie brings you the five stories you need to know as you head home for the day.

1. #TAXI DRIVER: A Romanian man who harassed his ex-girlfriend has been ordered to leave Ireland within 48 hours.

2. #SUSPENDED: The Dáil was suspended this afternoon after AAA-PBP TD Mick Barry accused Fianna Fáil and the government of handpicking the chairperson on the water committee.

3. #IT AIN’T OVER: The former Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein has raised the necessary $1.1 million to request a vote recount in Wisconsin, her campaign has announced.

4. #BLAST: ‘ISIS claims responsibility’ for a suicide bomb blast which killed at least 70 people this afternoon.

5. #FAREWELL: Steven Gerrard has announced his retirement from football at 36.

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