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The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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

1. #PATRICK HALPIN: Police in London are searching for an 18-year-old Galway student who went missing while on an trip to the city with the DCU drama society.

2. #ANGLO: Sean Quinn will give evidence at the Anglo trial tomorrow. Today, the court heard about a furious phone call between him and Anglo bosses in July 2008.

3. #ACQUITTED: Coronation Street actor William Roache has been found not guilty of two counts of rape and four counts of indecent assault that all related to young girls.

4. #ROW: Enda Kenny will participate in the St Patrick’s Day parade in New York despite the city’s recently-elected mayor saying he will skip the event over organisers’ ban on pro-gay rights expressions.

5. #COUNTDOWN: UTV Ireland will begin broadcasting at the start of next year. It will be Dublin-based and the station will be classed as “general entertainment”.

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