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The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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

1. #ROAD SAFETY: Alcohol was a factor in 29% of fatal crashes involving motorcycles between 2008 and 2012.

2. #COURT: A young man who stole a €7,000 gold-plated monstrance, which contained the Holy Sacrament, from a Dublin church as part of a string of robberies has been sentenced to seven years.

3. #BLACK MONDAY: Women in Poland went on strike today to protest planned new abortion laws.

4. #REALITY: Kim Kardashian was tied up and robbed at gunpoint at a luxury Paris residence by assailants disguised as police who made off with millions in jewelery.

5. #FANCY: A Dublin restaurant has just received its first Michelin star.

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