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Dublin: 6 °C Wednesday 13 November, 2019

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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

1. #STORM DORIS: The cleanup is under way after Storm Doris passed over Ireland overnight and earlier today.

2. #CORK: Two men arrested as part of the investigation into the assault and death of a man at a service station in Fermoy, Co Cork, have been released without charge.

3. #CLONTARF ROAD: A unlicenced driver who “ploughed into” a 62-year-old cyclist – killing him – and drove away has been given an extra nine months in jail following an appeal by prosecutors.

4. #STORM: A woman in England has died after being struck by a piece of debris that fell into the street in high winds. West Midlands Ambulance Service said it received 15 emergency calls at 11.43 this morning to Wolverhampton city centre.

5. #NEW FLIGHTS: Budget airline Norwegian Air International has finally launched its transatlantic services from Ireland – more than three years after it first applied for a foreign carrier’s permit to fly.

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