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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. #WEAPONS: Two men found with a “lethal arsenal” of weapons, including four loaded guns and over a thousand rounds of ammunition, have been sentenced to 10 years and nine years in prison.

2. #CHARLETON TRIBUNAL: Former Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald was shown an email and a printout outlining a challenge by legal representatives of Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan to the credibility of whistleblower Sergeant Maurice McCabe, the Charleton Tribunal has heard.

3. #COURT: One of the two international rugby players accused of raping a young woman in south Belfast described the alleged incident as “like a merry-go-round at a carnival”, a court has been told.

4. #CARILLION: Subcontractors working on school buildings impacted by the collapse of construction firm Carillion have expressed concern they won’t get paid.

5. #SETANTA: Third-party claimants who were left out-of-pocket following the collapse of Setanta Insurance will be compensated in full by the State.

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