#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: 7°C Monday 12 April 2021
Advertisement

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

5-birds Source: Shutterstock/Bachkova Natalia

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

1. #CORONAVIRUS: The Tánaiste Leo Varadkar suggested that the first deliveries of the Covid-19 vaccine could present a case for longer restrictions while it is given to those most at-risk of contracting the virus.

2. #COCO’S LAW: President Michael D Higgins signed new legislation criminalising the distribution of intimate images without consent into law. It has come to be referred to as Coco’s Law after Nicole ‘Coco’ Fox Fenlon, who took her own life in 2018 after a period of prolonged abuse online.

3. #NO SWIMMING:Noteworthy analysis revealed that swimming was banned at bathing spots across Ireland for a combined total of over 350 days this year.

4. #BREXIT: All 27 EU member states gave the green light for the post-Brexit trade deal with the UK to come into effect on 1 January.

#Open journalism No news is bad news Support The Journal

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

Support us now

5. #PREMIER LEAGUE: Manchester City’s clash with Everton was postponed after multiple new positive tests for coronavirus were detected at the Manchester club. 

About the author:

Ceimin Burke

Read next:

COMMENTS

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