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The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Buddhist monks walk on the Mekong river's bank in Vientiane, Laos (2012).
Buddhist monks walk on the Mekong river's bank in Vientiane, Laos (2012).
Image: Shutterstock/Stephane Bidouze

EVERY WEEKDAY EVENING, TheJournal.ie brings you the five stories you need to know as you head home for the day.

1. #WATER CHARGES: Those who “willfully” waste water will face prosecution under proposed new plans.

2. #GARDA COMMISSIONER: Fine Gael have confirmed they’ve confidence in Nóirín O’Sullivan, while Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin have taken the opposite stance.

3. #ASSAULT: Two inmates in Mountjoy Prison have been injured in an attack this morning.

4. #POOLBEG BRIDGE: 34 infrastructure projects across 15 local authorities have been given the green light by the government.

5. #NORTHERN IRELAND: London will “consider all options” after Easter if talks to reestablish power-sharing fail.

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