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The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

The 5 at 5
The 5 at 5
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EVERY WEEKDAY EVENING, TheJournal.ie brings you the five stories you need to know before you head out the door.

1. #STATEMENT: Former Garda Confidential recipient Oliver Connolly said today he has been “subjected to a concentrated attack by certain members of Dáil Éireann”.

2. #RUSSIA: Vladimir Putin said his government reserves the right to use “all means” to protect citizens should the necessity arise.

3. #RTÉ: The national broadcaster has explained the Prime Time ‘Irish Ukrainians not Russians’ meltdown blaming faulty equipment for the error.

4. #COSTS: The State has paid all damages and costs to Louise O’Keefe following a European court ruling earlier this year that placed the blame for abuse she suffered in school on the Department of Education.

5. #SOUTH AFRICA: The Oscar Pistorius trial was dramatically interrupted today after a TV station showed a photo of a witness.

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