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Dublin: 13 °C Thursday 18 July, 2019

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Image: Shutterstock/Elena Schweitzer

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

1. #ORKAMBI: Hundreds attended a protest outside Dáil Eireann today to petition the government to approve the cystic fibrosis drug for routine use.

2. #KHODORKOVSKY: A court today unfroze €100 million worth of assets belonging to the former richest man in Russia following a money laundering investigation.

3. #RED LINE: A woman has been taken to hospital after a collision between a car and a Luas this morning.

4. #RECORD HIGH: Temperatures around the country soared today, breaking records for December in the Phoenix Park and Donegal.

5. #FOR BETTER OR WORSE? Donald Trump has been named Time magazine’s Person of the Year for 2016.

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