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Dublin: 5 °C Thursday 24 January, 2019

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

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EVERY WEEKDAY EVENING, brings you the five biggest stories of the day.

1. #CERVICAL CANCER: One of the 209 women affected by the CervicalCheck controversy will not get to meet a liaison officer to discuss what support services she needs for another two weeks.

2. #HOMELESSNESS: The assistant chief executive of Dublin City Council Brendan Kenny has said that over 250 people removed from monthly homelessness figures in Dublin are still homeless.

3. #WEATHER: Met Éireann has issued a nationwide yellow alert for rainfall for tomorrow, covering the hours from midday to 10pm.

4. #DISCLOSURES TRIBUNAL: A journalist for the Irish Daily Mail has told the Disclosures Tribunal that she was told by a colleague that Maurice McCabe was “a child abuser”.

5. #RINGASKIDDY: Planning permission has been granted for the building of the controversial incinerator in Ringaskiddy, Co Cork.

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