This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
OK
Dublin: 6 °C Thursday 21 November, 2019
Advertisement

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Image: Shutterstock/Victoria Rak

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

1. #EU SUMMIT: As EU leaders meet for a crunch Brexit summit Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said that the union needs to cut Britain “a little bit of slack” and consider their request for a short extension.  

2. #DIRECT PROVISION: Plans to open a Direct Provision centre to house asylum seekers at a disused hotel in Rooskey, Co Leitrim, have been scrapped.

3. #GENDER QUOTAS: A Fianna Fáil activist won the right to pursue a challenge against Ireland’s electoral laws.

4. #JOHN DELANEY: The FAI has offered to bring forward its upcoming Oireachtas committee hearing as the controversy about the €100,000 personal cheque issued to the association by its CEO, John Delaney, rumbles on.

5. #LITTLE GREEN CARS: Irish band Little Green Cars announced that it has broken up

  • Share on Facebook
  • Email this article
  •  

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