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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.

Comments have been closed as one of the stories relates to someone who has been charged.

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