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Dublin: 11 °C Saturday 4 April, 2020

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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

1. #BUS STRIKE: An all-out Bus Éireann strike is to begin tonight, the National Bus and Rail Union confirmed.

2. #MARTIN MCGUINNESS: The funeral of former Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister has been taking place this afternoon.

3. #WESTMINSTER: The UK parliament attacker has been named as 52-year-old Khalid Masood, says Scotland Yard.

4. #US NAVY: A US sailor was arrested by gardaí yesterday morning in Dublin on suspicion of sexually assaulting a woman.

5. #MISCOUNTED: An Garda Síochána overestimated the number of breath tests carried out by gardaí over the past five years by almost one million.

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