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Saturday 9 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

The 5 at 5 The Dáil votes against Mercosur deal, tributes pour in for Brendan Grace, and Tommy Robinson handed jail sentence.

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

1. #CARLINGFORD: A 10-year-old boy died after drowning at a house in Co Louth

2. #BEEF WITH THE EU: The majority of TDs have voted against the Mercosur trade deal, in a symbolic vote on the divisive agreement. 

3. #PREJUDICIAL: Tommy Robinson has been jailed for nine months after he was found guilty of being in contempt of court.

4. #RIP BOTTLER: Tributes are continuing to pour in for the late Brendan Grace, who died in the early hours of this morning. A book of condolences for the comedian has opened in the Mansion House

5. #CPE: Four Irish hospitals have failed to properly screen patients for a dangerous superbug, according to a new report.

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