Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

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

1. #NURSES’ STRIKE: The Labour Court  has stepped in this afternoon to decide if there is sufficient scope for it to further intervene in the ongoing dispute.

2. #BREXIT: British Prime Minister Theresa May has rejected Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s plan to deal with Brexit closing off another possible way that a no-deal Brexit could be avoided.

3. #CROMWELL: Gardaí have recovered four stolen limestone statues including two depicting William of Orange and Oliver Cromwell, which were stolen in Charleville, Cork, in 2011.

4. #PROTEST: Activists and union have called for people in Ireland to take part in mass walkouts on International Women’s Day this year against gender-based violence and pay gap. 

5. #SPRING AT LAST?: Met Éireann is predicting mild weather with temperatures set to get up into the mid-teens later on this week.

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