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Dublin: 9 °C Wednesday 20 November, 2019

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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

1. #DAMNING A major report into the Gardaí has found serious problems within the force’s processes and systems. The Garda Inspectorate study was published within the past hour.

2. #APPEAL Gardaí are making a renewed appeal for information in connection with a 1997 missing persons case, after two potential witnesses came forward.

3. #TAX DODGING The Taoiseach has said that the whistleblower at the centre of allegations that former senior politicians were part of a tax evasion scheme must be protected.

4. #SEX ABUSE Former pop star Gary Glitter appeared in court today to deny ten charges of historical sexual offences against three girls.

5. #PRISON And actor Peter Coonan — Fran in crime drama Love/Hate — has been talking about that ‘hard to watch’ prison scene in last Sunday’s episode.

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