#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 9°C Monday 30 November 2020

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Image: Shutterstock/Yulya Shilova

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

1. #FACE MASKS: The National Bus and Rail Union has called for the compulsory wearing of face masks on all public transport as Ireland begins to ease Covid-19 restrictions.

2. #GOVERNMENT: The leaders of Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil and the Green Party will commence formal negotiations this week with a view to forming a government.

3. #GARDAÍ: There has been a high level of compliance with Covid-19 guidelines to date, but members of An Garda Síochána were spat or coughed at over 50 times in recent weeks.

4. #UK: A total of 32,375 deaths involving Covid-19 have now been registered in the UK, according to the country’s Office for National Statistics – the highest death toll from the virus in Europe.

5. #PUBS: Tánaiste Simon Coveney has said there is “a possibility” pubs will open before 10 August, but that this would need to be “rigorously assessed” before any change to the current roadmap is made.

About the author:

Órla Ryan

Read next:


This is YOUR comments community. Stay civil, stay constructive, stay on topic. Please familiarise yourself with our comments policy here before taking part.
write a comment

    Leave a commentcancel