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The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

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

1. #TUAM MOTHER AND BABY HOME: Former residents and families of residents of the Mother and Baby home in Tuam want a full forensic excavation of the site and DNA analysis, a report has said.

2. #MURDER CHARGE: An 18-year-old man has appeared in court charged with the murder of Louth teenager Cameron Reilly.

3. #BALLYSHANNON: A judicial inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the suicide of a sergeant at a Donegal garda station in 2015 has found mistakes were made and some policies in relation to Gsoc investigations are inadequate.

4. #YOUR FILL OF FILIBUSTERING: The controversial drink driving legislation that has been delayed in the Dáil for over a year has passed all stages in the Dáil.

5. #COURTS: Disgraced former politician Ivor Callely has been given an eight-month suspended sentence after admitting he “flipped” and repeatedly ransacked a GP’s waiting room in a “bizarre” and “sustained” harassment campaign.

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