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The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Five newborn baby rabbits.
Five newborn baby rabbits.

EVERY WEEKDAY EVENING, brings you the five biggest stories of the day.

1. #BREXIT: British PM Theresa May is reportedly considering a u-turn on her policy of the UK leaving the EU customs union. In Ireland, three former taoisigh sounded warnings about the border.

2. #JAILED: Carlow man Anthony Cassidy, who raped and seriously assaulted a woman leaving her with life-changing injuries, has been jailed for 18 years.

3. #THE EIGHTH: The GAA has written to county boards asking them to distance the association from the Eighth Amendment referendum.

4. #WATERBOARDING: A former Sinn Féin councillor, along with his father, jailed for torturing a man, have had their jail terms cut on appeal.

5. #ROYAL BABY: The UK has a new fifth-in-line to the throne after Kate Middleton gave birth to her third child in London this morning.

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