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

LAST UPDATE | 15 Sep 2023

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

1. #SHANNON LNG An Bord Pleanála has rejected an application for the construction of the Shannon liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in north Kerry. 

2. #BOTULISM OUTBREAK Several Irish people are still being treated in a number of locations across Europe in the wake of the Bordeaux botulism outbreak..

3. #NITRATES Taoiseach Leo Varadkar will seek to meet with the European Commission to discuss the nitrates derogation following mounting pressure from farmers.

4. #UK Child serial killer Lucy Letby formally lodged a bid to challenge her convictions at the UK Court of Appeal.

5. #SPAIN The former head of the Spanish football federation Luis Rubiales has been given a restraining order and is prohibited from contacting the player he kissed on the lips last month at the Women’s World Cup. 

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