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The 5 at 5: Thursday

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. #HEATWAVE: The Air Corps has been assisting firefighting operations for a sixth consecutive day as wildfires continue to break out across the country.

2. #SCOTTISH ISLAND: A 16-year-old boy has been charged in connection with the death of six-year-old Alesha MacPhail, according to Sky News.

3. #CERVICAL CHECK: Emma Mhic Mhathúna, whose smear tests were found to be incorrectly interpreted in a review, and was then diagnosed with terminal cervical cancer, has said her tumours have spread to her brain.

4. #MEANWHILE: An independent review into over 3,000 cervical smear checks has not yet begun despite it being expected to have been completed by the start of June.

5. #STRIKE: Ryanair passengers are facing more disruption as cabin crew across Europe prepare to strike at the end of this month.

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