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The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…
Aug 17th 2018, 5:00 PM 7,149 1

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

1. #OCCUPATION: Housing activists have occupied a second property in Dublin.

2. #RENT: Dublin rent prices are now €500 above the boomtime figure according to

3. #PHANTOM TEXT:  Dozens of emails between the former Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald and PR guru Terry Prone have been discovered – after the Department of Justice said they didn’t exist.

4. #PARTY POOPERS: Donald Trump’s military parade has been postponed until at least 2019, a defence official has said, following reports the cost had soared to over $90 million (€79 million).

5. #ITALY: Anger is rising in Italy as the search for survivors of the Genoa bridge collapse enters its fourth day.

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