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Tuesday 5 December 2023 Dublin: 5°C

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

EVERY WEEKDAY EVENING, brings you the five stories you need to know before you head home for the day.

1. #PENALTY POINTS: Whistleblower Sergeant Maurice McCabe is meeting with senior gardaí over allegations that gardaí are still cancelling penalty points.

2. #FIGHT FIGHT FIGHT: Joan Burton warned that if people give control of the economy to Sinn Féin they “might as well hand the keys of the country back to the Troika”.

3. #SEXUAL ASSAULT: A retired high court judge said he doesn’t believe judges need training to deal with rape cases – and it didn’t go down well.

4. #THAILAND: A murder investigation has been launched after the bodies of two British tourists were found on a Thai beach.

5. #RIP: The private funeral of Ian Paisley Snr took place today and former colleagues and friends paid tribute to him in the Stormont.

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