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The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

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

1. #MORTGAGE DISTRESS: The head of the Insolvency Service of Ireland (ISI) has said lenders are failing to engage with the personal insolvency legislation introduced in 2012 by the government to help keep families who are in financial distress in their homes.

2. #GARDINER ST: Gardaí have launched a murder investigation after a woman was discovered dead in a Dublin city apartment last night.

3. #EIGHTH AMENDMENT: Mattie McGrath has walked out of the Oireachtas Eighth Amendment Committee, calling it ‘a charade’.

4. #CRISIS POINT: The Minister for Health Simon Harris has announced that the CPE superbug has been declared a public health emergency.

5. #THROUGH THE GARDENS: Gardaí chased a man through Finglas and discovered two handguns in his rucksack before arresting him.

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