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The 5 at 5 Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

EVERY WEEKDAY EVENING, The Journal brings you five of the biggest stories of the day.

1. #DUNMORE EAST: A woman in her 30s has been arrested following the discovery of the body of a six-year-old boy in Co Waterford.

2. #GAZA: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has ordered the military to prepare a plan to evacuate the population of Rafah ahead of an expected Israeli invasion of the southern Gaza town.

3. #GARDA ROADS POLICING: Almost 3,000 motorists were detected for speeding offences over the St Brigid’s Bank Holiday weekend.

4. #ARSON ATTACKS: Minister for Integration Roderic O’Gorman has said better communication from his Department on accommodation for asylum seekers wouldn’t do anything to stop those planning to burn a building from committing such an act.

5. #FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE: Russian President Vladimir Putin gave his first interview to Western media since 2019 to one Tucker Carlson.