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Dublin: 10 °C Tuesday 11 December, 2018

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. #CHANGE-OVER: British transport company Go-Ahead has signed a contract to operate 24 Dublin Bus routes.

2. #UPPING THE ANTE: President of Sinn Féin Mary Lou McDonald has called on Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to sack Communications Minister Denis Naughten in the wake of a controversy emerging concerning the minister and the ongoing saga at Independent News and Media.

3. #ANTRIM: A small aircraft has crashed near Belfast International Airport this afternoon.

4. #GOFUNDME: More than €111,000 has been raised online to help send a Cork teenager to the US for brain tumour surgery.

5. #HEAT: Temperatures are set to reach up to 19 degrees over the next couple of days.

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