Evening top 5: Comey on Trump; Ballaghaderreen regugees; and Uber probe

The top stories this Wednesday night

Ex-FBI head James Comey: Trump asked me to 'let go' of Flynn case

Former FBI Director James Comey has revealed that US President Donald Trump asked him to drop an investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn.

The revelation is contained in a written statement that Mr Comey will deliver on Thursday to a US Senate hearing investigating allegations of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian officials.

Mr Comey, who was fired by the president a month ago, describes a meeting at the White House on Valentine's Day during which Trump brought up Mr Flynn.

How are Syrian refugees faring in Ballaghaderreen?

It was announced earlier this year that the town of Ballaghaderreen in Co Roscommon would host a group of refugees for two years.

The restored Abbeyfield Hotel building is being used to house the group, who are mainly fleeing violence in Syria.

At time time, some local councillors voiced concern over the move, with one suggesting it could lead to "major problems" unless proper services were put into place.

Five months on, how are the new arrivals to Ballaghaderreen faring?

Meath man dies at Isle of Man TT Races

An Irish man has died during a qualifier at the Isle of Man TT Races, organisers say.

33-year-old Alan Bonner was from Meath.

He was involved in a crash at the 33rd Milestone during the qualifying session for the race.

He made his course debut at the 2014 TT Races, and had a highest placed finish of 15th - which he achieved in 2015.

Windsor Park could host the 2019 UEFA Super Cup

Belfast's Windsor Park has been one of the stadiums nominated to host the 2019 UEFA Super Cup.

The Irish Football Association's bid has been selected alongside Stadium de Toulouse in France and Arena Gdansk in Poland. There are four other nations in the running to host the final.

Meanwhile, Azerbaijan has put forward Baku's Olympic Stadium to host the 2019 Champions League final and Europa League final.

Uber fires more than 20 people as part of harassment investigation

Uber has fired more than 20 staff as part of its investigation into claims of sexual harassment.

The company began an investigation into some 215 employees earlier this year.

So far the investigation has found at least 20 employees were at fault in terms of discriminatory, bullying and other harassing behaviours, according to Tech Crunch.