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Dublin: 5 °C Saturday 19 January, 2019

The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

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

1. #DEAL: An agreement has been reached between the UK and the EU over the Irish border, allowing Brexit talks to progress. This is what it means for Ireland.

2. #ORANGE ALERT: A weather warning has been issued with significant falls of snow expected across much of the country over the weekend.

3. #TRIAL: A jury has failed to reach a verdict in the trial of 34-year-old Jason O’Driscoll who is charged with a double murder in Dublin.

4. #TENSIONS: Thousands of Palestinian protesters have clashed with Israeli forces in east Jerusalem following the decision by the US to recognise the city as the Israeli capital.

5. #LABOUR COURT: Trade union members at Irish Rail have voted to accept a pay deal.

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