The 5 at 5 Monday

first_imgEACH WEEKDAY EVENING, brings you five things you should know before you head out the door.1. #SHOOTING At least 10 people are reported to have been wounded and four are believed to have been killed after a gunman opened fire at a Navy yard in Washington DC. Two police officers are believed to have been among those shot. The gunman is reported to have died in the incident.2. #LABOUR PAINS The Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore says that he does not believe the Irish people will “reward the party that caused the economic crisis and punish the party that solved it“. Gilmore told RTÉ’s Morning Ireland that he would not have his decision-making dictated by opinion polls.3. #REBEL BLOW The Reform Alliance is unlikely to be granted speaking rights in the Dáil, the government has said. A source told that the government is unlikely to amend Standing Orders to allow the  former Fine Gael TDs have their say.4.#NO MEETING A spokesperson for the Priory Hall residents says that they have heard nothing about a potential meeting with the Department of Environment. Reports yesterday said that a meeting between the two sides was imminent.5. #COSTA CONCORDIA Engineers have been working today to float the stricken cruise ship Costa Concordia. The Concordia has been stranded on an Italian reef since running aground in January 2012, killing 32 people. A storm had earlier delayed the salvage attempts.last_img read more