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The 5 at 5 5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

EVERY EVENING, brings you the five big news stories you need to know before you head out the door.

1. #KAREN BUCKLEY: Alexander Pacteau pleaded guilty to the murder of Irish nurse Karen Buckley.

2. #HOMELESSNESS: A family with three children were forced to sleep in a Dublin park overnight following their eviction.

3. #CLOSED: Dublin’s Twisted Pepper venue on Abbey Street is set to close – but only for about three weeks.

4. #ABU DHABI: An Irishman is being held in one of the country’s most notorious prisons over a €500,000 debt he could not pay.

5. #LOOK UP: If you find yourself staring up into the night sky this evening you may catch a glimpse of a few shooting stars.