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The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

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EVERY WEEKDAY EVENING, TheJournal.ie brings you the five stories you need to know as you head home for the day.

1. #TEENAGER: A 16-year-old boy has admitted stabbing Lorcan O’Reilly to death following a Halloween bonfire in 2015.

2. #RIP: World renowned Cork-born author William Trevor has died at the age of 88.

3. #MAYNOOTH: Gardaí are investigating a serious assault on an 18-year-old student which occurred yesterday evening.

4. #FORGIVENESS: Pope Francis declared that all priests will have the right to forgive abortion.

5. #TUNNELL THROUGH: The revamped Phoenix Park tunnel was successfully opened for business today, despite some IT problems causing ticketing issues and delays.

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