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The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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

1.#ANGLO: The trial of three former Anglo Irish Bank executives has heard that Sean Quinn told the Financial Regulator that he himself had to be “reined in”. He also told the court that he lost €2.4 billion through shares in the failed bank.

2.#BEEP BEEP: Figures published today show that 15,957 new private cars were licensed last month, up 50 per cent from the same period in 2012.

3.#BANK ACCOUNTS: Danske Bank has moved to reassure the 8,000 customers due to have their bank account closed this weekend. The group affected received letters in December informing them of the move.

4. #PANTIGATE: The solicitor acting for John Waters has issued a statement to dispute RTÉ’s version of events following an interview with Rory O’Neill on the Saturday Night Show.

5. #DEBATE: The government has been accused of “pretending to support” the Down Syndrome Equality of Access Bill. It will be allowed to pass directly to committee stage.

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