EVERY WEEKDAY EVENING,TheJournal.ie brings you the five stories you need to know before you head out the door.
1. #ST. PATTY’S DAY: The government has announced where 28 ministers will be heading for the St Patrick’s Day’s festivities next month. Check out who’s getting the best holidays…
2. #TERRORISM: A group calling themselves ‘the IRA’ has taken responsibility for the suspicious devices sent to British Army recruitment centres last week
3. #ANGLO TRIAL: A Dublin property developer was told that he wouldn’t make any money from the so-called Maple 10 deal but that he would be “a friend to the bank”, the Anglo trial heard today.
4. #MURDERS: It was a particularly violent weekend across the country with three suspicious deaths reported.
- A man is being questioned in Tallaght over the death of mother-of-one Sonia Blount.
- A man in his 30s has been charged in connection with the death of 26-year-old Latvian national in Portarlington on Saturday.
- Gardaí are awaiting details of a post-mortem exam on Edenederry local Thomas Dooley before officially upgrading the investigation to murder. [RTÉ]
5. #HOLEY MOLEY: A nine-metre deep sinkhole opened up near a mine in Kilkenny this weekend but the Department of Communications says there are no public safety issues as a result. See an image of it here.