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The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

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

#JAILED: Former US congressman Anthony Weiner has been sentenced to 21 months in prison for sexting a 15-year-old girl in a case that rocked Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign.

#UNITED FRONT: British Prime Minister Theresa May has backed Ireland’s bid to host the Rugby World Cup in 2023.

#OUT OF IT: Over €850,000 worth of counterfeit or illegal prescription medicines have been taken off the streets this year.

#HIGH AND DRY: Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has begun transferring all shares he holds in Diageo to his wife in a bid to avoid any potential conflict ahead of next month’s Budget.

#SQUEAKY CLEAN: Birdhill in Co Tipperary has been crowned Ireland’s tidiest town for 2017.

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