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Monday 27 March 2023 Dublin: -2°C
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. #CHRISTY Aslan frontman Christy Dignam is receiving palliative care at home following six-months of treatment at a Dublin hospital, the musician and his family have announced. 

2. #NEPAL CRASH Rescuers have temporarily suspended the search for three bodies that remain missing in the wreckage of a plane that crashed yesterday and may have been carrying an Irish passenger.

3. #UKRAINE The death toll from a devastating Russian strike on Dnipro rose to 40 today, as more bodies were pulled from the debris of one of Russia’s deadliest attacks since its invasion.

4. #COURTS A teenager who stabbed a 16-year-old boy seven times outside a disco, leaving him with life-threatening injuries, has been sentenced to three years’ detention.

5. #BREXIT UK Foreign Secretary James Cleverly and EU post-Brexit negotiator Maros Sefcovic have agreed to continue “scoping work” to solve the dispute over the Northern Ireland Protocol.