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The 5 at 5: Thursday

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. #NO TO BOJO: Officials at the UK’s Foreign Office told the Irish government “not to listen to whatever Boris Johnson had to say” ahead of his visit to Dublin a few weeks ago, Sky News reports.

2. #TÁ-NAISTE: Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has become Ireland’s new Tánaiste.

3. #NOTORIOUS: In a court appearance peppered with unusual moments, MMA fighter Conor McGregor appeared in court and pleaded guilty to a speeding charge.

4. #TINDER COURT CASE: A jury has convicted a man of sexually assaulting a woman during a date arranged through Tinder.

5. #THE IRISH BORDER: There’s been much discussion today from Irish and UK politicians about what to do about the Irish border – here’s what Ian Paisley Jr had to say.

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