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Dublin: 1 °C Tuesday 19 November, 2019

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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EACH EVENING, brings you the five stories you need to know.

1.#SINN FÉIN: Pressure on the party has been mounting following accusations made in BBC’s ‘Spotlight’ programme last night.

2. #LOTTO: The new operators of the National Lottery have been accussed of making ‘savings and shavings’ on the draw.

3. #DRUGS: Despite a loophole making ecstacy, magic mushrooms and certain other controlled substances temporarily legal, the Gardaí have said it is “business as usual” in terms of prosecuting anyone found to be in possession of them. 

4. #GRAHAM DWYER: The court today has heard text messages sent between Elaine O’Hara and a phone the State say was purchased in the name of Goroon Caisholm. 

5. #FAKE: Police in Northern Ireland have warned shop owners about counterfeit cash, after a shop in Newry accepted a €100 note produced by the Early Learning Centre. 

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