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The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

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

1. #PENALTY POINTS: Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan will not take legal action against the Oireachtas Public Accounts Committee over their plans to question a serving garda about the penalty points controversy tomorrow.

2. #PYLONS: People living withing 50 metres of electricity pylons will be considered for compensation according to Eirgrid’s Chief Executive.

3. #DISSIDENTS: A death threat made against an Irish soldier based in Donegal is currently being investigated by the security forces.

4. #RIPPED: A digger was used to tear an ATM from the wall of a Sligo bank in the early hours of this morning.

5. #RUN IT UP THE FLAGPOLE: New Zealand’s Prime Minister wants to change their flag, but would hold a referendum before any decision is made.

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Rónán Duffy

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