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Dublin: 15 °C Monday 13 July, 2020

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

(Not quite so) New Kids on the Block.
(Not quite so) New Kids on the Block.
Image: Chris Hackett

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

1. #SHATTER: Alan Shatter has “no comment at this time” after Taoiseach Enda Kenny said he shouldn’t take his €70,000 severance payment.

2. #CYBER-ATTACK: Ebay is asking all of its users to change their passwords after user information was stolen from the site.

3. #COURTS: RTÉ reports that a 25-year-old man told the Central Criminal Court that he killed a 30-year-old woman after he ‘saw red and lost control’. He admits killing her but denies murder.

4. #’CUTE HOORISM’: Fianna Fáil local election candidate David Costello has denied that he is trying to shaft party colleagues by claiming the endorsement of the party’s European candidate Mary Fitzpatrick.

5. #DRUMMER: The bankruptcy trial of former Anglo Irish Bank CEO David Drumm got underway at a Boston court today.

See all of today’s news on here>

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