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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. #PAPAL ATTRACTION: The Pope is to visit Ireland in 2018, it has been confirmed.

2. #OHIO STATE: Seven people have been hospitalised after a shooting at Ohio State University.

3. #COURTS: A convicted rapist was removed from a court in Dublin after calling his victim, a grandmother in her fifties, a “filthy prostitute”.

4. #FOOTBALL ABUSE: Barry Bennell, the paedophile coach at the centre of an abuse scandal that has rocked English football, has been taken to hospital by police responding to a “fear for welfare incident.”

5. #CASTRO: President Michael D Higgins was the first to sign a book of condolences for former Cuban dictator Fidel Castro this morning.

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