Evening Top 5: Ireland in last 16 of Euro 2016; final Brexit appeals; and public wi-fi worries

The top stories this Wednesday on Newstalk.com

Euro 2016 As It Happened: Italy 0-1 Ireland

A late Robbie Brady goal secured Ireland's passage to the knockout stages of the European Championships this evening in Lille.

With minutes to go, the Norwich City fullback popped up with the winning goal to ensure Ireland progressed to the last 16 as one of the best third placed teams.

Ryanair's Michael O'Leary makes final Brexit appeal, as only he can

Irish carrier Ryanair has made no secret about the fact that it wants Britain to stay in the European Union in the upcoming referendum.

It has launched a Brexit seat sale, to help more than 1.2 million Brits living abroad to fly home to vote tomorrow.

New York passes bill to provide free tampons in schools, prisons and shelters

The city council of New York in the US has voted unanimously to provide feminine hygiene products in schools, prisons and homeless shelters.

The council says the products are "essential for the health and well-being of women and girls."

It adds that inadequate menstrual hygiene management is associated with both health and psycho-social issues, particularly among low-income women.

Over 60 flights cancelled as French air traffic controllers go back on strike

A strike by French Air Traffic Controllers will see more than 60 flights cancelled by Ryanair and Aer Lingus on Thursday.

Ryanair says it has been forced to cancel 56 flights to, from and over France - and is again calling on the European Commission to take action.

While Aer Lingus is to cancel six flights between France and Ireland.

Using public wifi can be risky, but here's how to protect yourself

The fear with using public Wifi is that a hacker could use the open network to get into your device.

Whilst on an open network, a hacker can access every piece of information sent out online through your device.

This could include online banking details, email contacts and even business network security details.