Every weekday evening, TheJournal.ie brings you the five things you really need to know by 5pm.
1. #CLOYNE: The report into allegations of child sex abuse in the Catholic diocese of Cloyne has been cleared for publication by the High Court. Justice Minister Alan Shatter has said the report will be published “as soon as practicable”.
2. #GANGLAND: Three arrests have been made by gardai conducting searches in Dublin as part of an investigation into criminal gangs.
3. #PORTUGAL: As EU finance ministers meet to discuss the bailout terms for Portugal, the union’s Monetary Affairs Commissioner Olli Rehn said that the package for the Iberian country is likely to be in the region of €80 billion.
4. #SUB SHOOTING: One man has been killed, and another two people injured, following a shooting on board a nuclear submarine in Southampton, England. It’s emerged that the town mayor was on board at the time.
5. #SHOP TILL YOU DROP: Good news for consumer confidence – a scientific study has concluded that people who go on frequent shopping trips live longer. The study is obviously a little more complicated than that – but we like the underlying message.