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Tuesday 5 December 2023 Dublin: 4°C

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

EVERY WEEKDAY EVENING, brings you the five stories you need to know before you head out the door. 

1. #TIGER KIDNAPPING: A family has been found safe and well after a tiger kidnapping in Dublin which ended with a ransom being handed over at Dublin Airport.

2. #GUILTY: Oscar Pistorius was found guilty of the murder of Reeva Steenkamp by an appeals court in South Africa. He faces up to 15 years in jail.

3. #MASS SHOOTING: Police in California are investigating why a couple in their 20s carried out a mass shooting which left 14 people dead, in one of the worst mass shootings in the US in recent history.

4. #FLOODY HELL: A status yellow weather warning is in place for the entire country with heavy rain and winds in many counties.

5. #NEW GAFF: Nama has announced an ambitious plan to spend €1.9 billion on Dublin’s Docklands area, as well as 20,000 homes around the country.