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The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

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

1. #SUPREME COURT: Seven judges ruled today that denying asylum seekers in Ireland the right to employment was ‘unconstitutional’.

2. #NO VERDICT: The jury in the trial of former TV star Rolf Harris has been discharged after failing to reach a verdict.

3. #COURTS: A man accused of raping a woman he met on Tinder on their first date told gardaí that he met her for “a hook-up” and expected “something would happen”.

4. #MORAL DUTY: Parents may no longer have to make proper provision for their children in inheritance under new proposals being tabled.

5. #ZERO: The HSE doesn’t collect data on how many people die by suicide in their hospitals or in the immediate aftermath of their discharge from hospital.

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