Morning top 5: Newstalk poll on children's hospital, Orlando attack probe and Clinton takes DC

The headlines this Wednesday morning...

The majority of people do not think the site for the new national children's hospital is the right one, according to a new Red C poll for Newstalk.

Almost three-quarters of those surveyed said they felt the grounds of St James's Hospital in Dublin is not the best location for the facility. 

Full details of the study will be announced on the Pat Kenny Show from 10am. 


The wife of Orlando attacker Omar Mateen is being questioned by the FBI over claims she knew about the plot to target the city's Pulse nightclub. 

Authorities are also investigating whether the American-born gunman was living a secret life as a gay man.

The FBI is looking into reports from patrons of the club who allege he was a regular at the venue and also used gay dating apps.


Hillary Clinton has won the final Democratic primary ahead of November's US presidential election.

The party's presumptive nominee met rival Bernie Sanders last night after triumphing in Washington DC.

The former secretary of state is hoping to secure her opponent's support as she turns her focus to defeating Donald Trump.


The minimum wage increase has not had a significant impact on household poverty rates, according to an economic think thank.

A report by the ESRI found that the majority of people with low hourly wages live in households with incomes at or above the average income level. 

Even when low-paid workers are the sole earners, fewer than one in five fall below the EU’s “at risk of poverty” threshold, the study said. 


Concern is growing for the welfare of an Irish fan missing in France.

Lee McLaughlin from Donegal was last seen on Tuesday morning at the Ibis Paris Montmartre hotel.

He was due to fly home yesterday after Ireland's Euro 2016 draw against Sweden but did not show up to the airport.