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The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

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EVERY WEEKDAY EVENING, brings you the five biggest stories of the day.

1. #WHITE CHRISTMAS: Three separate status yellow snow-ice warnings have been issued across the country.

2. #LOUISBURGH: The first of two funerals following the Christmas day tragedy in which two young men died in Mayo was held today.

3. #JUSTICE UN-LEAGUED: There will be an “internal divide” in the Department of Justice next year but it will remain under one minster, according to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar.

4. #AFGHANISTAN: Around 40 people have been killed and dozens more wounded when a suicide bomber blew himself up inside a Shiite cultural centre in Kabul.

5. #EXTENDED DEADLINE: Time is up for the owner of a Euromillions Plus ticket worth €500,000 to claim prize (the deadline was 5.30pm today).

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