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The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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EVERY WEEKDAY EVENING, brings you the five stories you need to know before you hit the road.

1. #DEATH CERTS: The introduction of short-form death certificates has been defended by the Tánaiste Joan Burton who said they will in “no way” impact on the Register of Deaths.

2. #DRIVE SAFE: The number of dangerous driving matters dealt with by the courts has almost halved over the past eight years.

3. #FIRE: A family of five escaped an arson attack on their home which police are now investigating.

4. #NEW BUILD: Microsoft has got planning permission for a new 120,000 square foot office block in Dublin.

5. #CORK: The body of a man has been recovered from the water at Roaringwater Bay in Cork. It is believed he had been swimming in the bay this afternoon.

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