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The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

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

1. #CO-LIVING: Minister for Housing Eoghan Eoghan Murphy has defended comments he made comparing co-living spaces to “a very trendy” boutique hotel.

2. #STABBING: A man has been arrested after after another man was stabbed to death in in the North Strand area of Dublin overnight.

3. #LIMERICK: The Garda Ombudsman is examining the circumstances surrounding an incident in which a garda accidentally shot himself in the foot in Limerick.

4. #DRUGS: A man in his 40s has been arrested after Revenue officers in Rosslare Europort seized over 35 kg of cocaine in a horsebox.

5. #THE OPEN: With golf’s oldest major tournament the Open Championship taking place in Portrush, Co Antrim this week, Ireland’s Shane Lowry is leading the star-studded field

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