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The 5 at 5: Tuesday

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Dec 29th 2020, 4:44 PM 12,551 0

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

1. #VACCINE: A 79-year-old woman from Dublin has become the first person in the Republic of Ireland to receive the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine. 

2. #CABINET: An unscheduled Cabinet meeting will take place tomorrow to discuss the “rapid” and “exponential” growth in Covid-19 infections in Ireland and the UK.

3. #THE NORTH: A further 14 deaths related to Covid-19 have been confirmed in Northern Ireland. 

4. #WEATHER: A Status Yellow snow/ice warning has been issued for several counties from midnight until tomorrow afternoon.

5. #ARCHBISHOP: Pope Francis has appointed a new Archbishop of Dublin as Diarmuid Martin begins his retirement from the role. 

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