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Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

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

1. #GOLFGATE Four people are to be prosecuted for alleged breaches of Covid-19 restrictions at the infamous Golfgate dinner last August.

2. #LEAVING CERT Education Minister Norma Foley is addressing the Cabinet subcommittee on education this afternoon, with hopes that Leaving Cert plans can be outlined.

3. #COVID-19 Hospitalisations from Covid-19 continue to fall, with Ireland remaining on track to reach between 200-400 cases per day in March.

4. #BAI COMPLAINTS The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland has rejected multiple complaints, including one on RTÉ using President-Elect to describe Joe Biden after his election victory in November.

5. #KINAHAN CARTEL A Kinahan cartel hitman has been sentenced to 20 years in jail for the attempted murder of James “Mago” Gately by the Special Criminal Court this afternoon.

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