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

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

1. #GARDAGATE: The Garda Representative Association says its members knew that calls were being recorded.  However, it was understood that the system was there to provide “clarity of what was said”.

2. #MALAYSIA: There’s been a new lead in the search for the missing MH370 flight. Australian officials say objects have been spotted in the new search area.

3. #GONE: A spokesperson for the Irish Times has confirmed that John Waters has officially stopped writing for the paper.

4. #BUSTED: Five men have been arrested by armed gardaí in a nationwide burglary crackdown.

5. #UPGRADE: The iPhone 6 is coming out in September, it’s being described as the “mother load” of upgrade cycles for Apple.