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The 5 at 5: Thursday

The Dáil votes against Mercosur deal, tributes pour in for Brendan Grace, and Tommy Robinson handed jail sentence.
Jul 11th 2019, 4:54 PM 6,660 0

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

1. #CARLINGFORD: A 10-year-old boy died after drowning at a house in Co Louth

2. #BEEF WITH THE EU: The majority of TDs have voted against the Mercosur trade deal, in a symbolic vote on the divisive agreement. 

3. #PREJUDICIAL: Tommy Robinson has been jailed for nine months after he was found guilty of being in contempt of court.

4. #RIP BOTTLER: Tributes are continuing to pour in for the late Brendan Grace, who died in the early hours of this morning. A book of condolences for the comedian has opened in the Mansion House

5. #CPE: Four Irish hospitals have failed to properly screen patients for a dangerous superbug, according to a new report.

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