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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. #WELLINGTON STREET: Gardaí have launched a murder investigation after the body of a man was discovered at a Waterford apartment yesterday morning.

2. #JAILED: Former Sinn Féin councillor, Jonathan Dowdall, who waterboarded and threatened to kill a man who he believed was trying to defraud him has been jailed for 12 years by the Special Criminal Court.

3. #POSSIBLE COLLUSION: UK far-right politician Nigel Farage is a “person of interest” in the FBI’s investigation into possible collusion between Russia and Donald Trump’s successful presidential campaign.

4. #MASS GRAVES: The Minister for Children Katherine Zappone has announced the appointment of a team of international experts to investigate the burial site at the Tuam mother and baby home.

5. #RESTORED: Four precious, and priceless, manuscripts dating back to the Dark Ages will be unveiled at Trinity College today, after a three-year project to conserve them.

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