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Dublin: 1 °C Thursday 17 January, 2019

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. #UNDER PRESSURE: Sinn Féin has submitted a motion of no confidence in Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald as the Maurice McCabe email row rumbles on.

2. #TRAGEDY: An inquest into the Buncrana Pier tragedy heard today from the first garda on the scene who described the slippy conditions on the slipway.

3. #ARA SAN JUAN:  Argentina’s navy says that a sound consistent with an explosion has been detected in the area where they are searching for a missing submarine and its crew.

4. #WINTER WONDERLAND: A snow and ice warning for Ireland has been issued as temperatures are set to plunge to -4 degrees celsius tonight.

5. #THE EIGHTH: Experts in obstetric medicine from the Netherlands are giving evidence before the Oireachtas Eighth Amendment Committee.

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