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The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

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

1. #SHOOTING: A man and woman have been injured in a shooting in north Dublin.

2. #BREXIT: Ireland will not be used as a pawn in any “bigger negotiations” between the UK and Europe, according to Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney.

3. #KIM JONG-UN: US president Donald Trump has praised North Korea’s leader for backing off on plans to fire missiles toward the US Pacific territory of Guam.

4. #RESULTS DAY: Over 50,000 students received their Leaving Cert results today, and a new grading system was introduced.

5. #CARRICKMINES: The vandalism of a memorial to victims of a fire at a halting site in south Dublin has been condemned as “appalling” and “disgusting”.

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