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Dublin: 7 °C Wednesday 16 October, 2019

The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Image: Shutterstock/Ozgur Coskun

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

1. #BORDER: US President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency to bypass Congress to get his border wall funding. 

2. #BAM: The firm building the National Children’s Hospital has said that if the hospital board wants to opt out of its contract, it would cooperate.

3. #HIGH COURT: A man has been ordered by the High Court to stop operating a crisis pregnancy website under the “confusing” My Options name

4. #AUSTRALIA: A man has been acquitted of murdering an Irish father-of-two with a screwdriver during a Perth fight.

5. #DUBLIN: A patient has died after falling from a fourth-floor window at the Mater Hospital.

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Sean Murray

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