Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now
Dublin: 15°C Saturday 20 August 2022

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

File photo
File photo
Image: Shutterstock/kittirat roekburi

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

1. #DBS: The Dublin Bay South by-election date has been set for 8 July after the written order was approved by the Dáil this afternoon, kick-starting the campaign to fill the seat left by Fine Gael TD Eoghan Murphy. 

2. #HIGH COURT: The State is arguing that women seeking judicial reviews of the Mother and Baby home report are not identifiable in the document after the women claim their testimonies were misinterpreted.

3. #NÓRA QUOIRIN: A Malaysian court has overturned an inquest verdict of “misadventure” in the death of French-Irish teen Nóra Quoirin, in what her mother has called the “only reasonable outcome”.

4. #WELLIES AT THE READY: Electric Picnic is set to take place at a later date in September, with organisers saying they’re “confident” the festival will go ahead.

5. #TOURISM: The EU has announced today recommendations to its member countries to lift travel restrictions on US tourists.

Making a difference

A mix of advertising and supporting contributions helps keep paywalls away from valuable information like this article.

Over 5,000 readers like you have already stepped up and support us with a monthly payment or a once-off donation.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can make sure we can keep reliable, meaningful news open to everyone regardless of their ability to pay.

Read next:


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