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The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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EVERY WEEKDAY EVENING, brings you the five big news stories you need to know as you head out the door.

1. #LOWCOSTHOLIDAYS: More than 3,000 people have lodged claims for a refund following the collapse of Lowcostholidays.

2. #TEENAGE BOMBER: Iraqi security forces apprehended a teenager wearing a suicide belt before he was able to detonate it in the city of Kirkuk.

3. #DUBLIN SQUATTERS: Members of a group of squatters, who have been living in a disused and derelict prison, now face jail time in a fully operational prison.

4. #FARMERS’ TRAUMA: Victims of farm-related thefts have spoken of the impact these crimes had on their lives as a new campaign urges people to ensure they buy farm vehicles and machinery from reputable sellers.

5. #RESISTENCE: RTÉ has announced a sequel to its 1916 drama Rebellion, as part of its new programming schedule. The schedule will include over 65 home-produced programmes for RTÉ One and RTÉ 2.

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