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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.

1. #CHARGED: A British soldier who shot dead a 15-year-old boy in Derry on 31 July 1972 is to be charged with murder.

2. #CANCELLED: Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council has said its decision to cancel a drag storytelling event at a library was due to degrading comments made online about the performers and staff. 

3. FAI: Sport Ireland has refused to rule out a wide-scale, independent audit of the Football Association of Ireland. 

4. #HILLSBOROUGH: Events are taking place in the city of Liverpool today to mark 30 years since the Hillsborough disaster in which 96 people died. 

5. #EUROPEAN ELECTIONS: A total of 59 candidates will contest the European Parliament elections across three constituencies after nominations closed today. 

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