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The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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EACH WEEKDAY EVENING, brings you the five stories you need to know before you hit the road.

1. #WANTED: The search continues for escaped criminal Derek Brockwell, and a witness has described the scene after he stabbed two prison officers.

2.#SOLITARY: A man jailed for the murder of Melanie McCarthy-McNmara won a court case arguing his constitutional rights were breached by being in lock-up for 11 months.

3. #IRISH WATER: We had their head of communications, Elizabeth Arnett in the newsroom today to answer your questions.

4. #PARIS: A video emerged of Chelsea fans preventing a black man getting on the Metro and Aodhán Ó Ríordáin got flak for his tweet about it.

5. #ALABAMA: A police officer has pleaded not guilty to slamming a grandfather to the ground, partially paralysing him.

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