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Dublin: 7 °C Thursday 21 November, 2019

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

EVERY WEEKDAY EVENING, brings you the five stories you need to know as you head home.

1. #INCOMING Another weather warning has just kicked in for the east and southeast. Meanwhile, there’s severe flooding in Enniscorthy and an operation’s under way to try and rescue 20 stranded horses.

2. #CLASS ACTION Secondary teachers are going on strike as a row over the Junior Cert escalates. A day of action has been confirmed for 2 December — with a second to follow, in January.

3. #DNA TESTING The human remains found at a recycling facility in Dublin in July have been identified as those of 37-year-old Mark Burke from Dun Laoghaire. Gardaí say they identified his remains using DNA.

4. #GOOD NEWS 400 jobs are on the way for Dublin, following a major pharma investment.

5. #COYBIG And in sport, anticipation is building ahead of tonight’s big match between Scotland and the Republic of Ireland. Follow it live, over at

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