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EVERY WEEKDAY EVENING,TheJournal.ie brings you the five stories you need to know before you head out the door.

1. #ANGLO TRIAL: The jury in the trial of three former executives at Anglo Irish Bank will resume deliberations on Monday after earlier retiring following the ten week trial. [RTÉ].

2. #VATICAN Pope Francis has personally asked forgiveness for child sex abuse by priests.

3. #DEPRESSED: Bunclody in Co. Wexford is officially the most economically depressed town in Ireland according to a new report by Teagasc.

4. #OMAGH: Séamus Daly from Monaghan has been remanded in custody after appearing in court charged with the murder of 29 people in the Omagh bombing.

5. #OPTIMISM: The ESRI has said that, if Ireland’s economy keeps going as it is, the country could avoid over €2 billion in planned budget cuts this year.

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