1. Talks between Leo Varadkar and Micheál Martin continue today as the party leaders try and work out a deal to prevent a snap election this side of Christmas.
2. Ireland will play New Zealand and Argentina next year in preparation for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.
3. Louis Walsh has compared himself to Conor McGregor as the pair of them are "always getting into trouble."
4. Little Mix's Jesy Nelson has said the band are "stronger when they're together" as they come to the end of their current tour.
5. And finally, we had a birthday bingo winner on Fully Charged this morning. Joan from Clonsilla bagged herself €1000 for having her birthday on 18th April.
Graham and Nathan have your 5 Things You Need To Know every morning from 8:35 on Fully Charged.