Evening Top 5: Brexit count begins; Console CEO resigns; and Kuwait Airways comes to Shannon

The top stories this Thursday evening...

Polls close in Britain's EU referendum: How the results will unfold

Counting is underway after polls in Britain's referendum to decide whether it should remain in or leave the European Union have closed.

A record number of voters - some 46.5 million - were eligible to take part in the referendum, according to figures from the UK Electoral Commission.

The country has been divided into 382 voting areas, each of which will declare its own result.

Console CEO Paul Kelly resigns after alleged 'deception' at suicide charity

The chief executive and several directors of the Console charity have resigned, following allegations of deception and mis-management.

Console CEO Paul Kelly stepped down following a report by the RTÉ Investigations Unit on Prime Time.

The report revealed concerns about the charity, which provides counselling for people bereaved by suicide.

Appeal to locate driver on fifth anniversary of man's death in Co Monaghan

Gardaí are renewing an appeal over a fatal hit-and-run incident in 2011.

In the early hours of Sunday June 26th that year, 20-year-old Fintan Treanor was walking home after a night out in Castleblaney in Co Monaghan.

He was struck by a vehicle and fatally injured at Lemgare in Clontibret.

Dublin will have a fanzone for Ireland’s clash with France

A Dublin City Councillor, Rebecca Moynihan, has confirmed that a fanzone will be set up in Dublin’s Smithfield area for Ireland’s Euros knockout tie with France on Sunday.

Large screens will be erected in Smithfield Square in Dublin City Centre for the second round game against the tournament hosts.

Kuwait Airways launches new transit service at Shannon Airport

Kuwait Airways has announced a new transit service in Ireland on its New York/JFK route.

The service, starting on Friday June 24th, will operate three times a week on a Boeing 777-200.

It is thought this will boost the airport's passenger numbers.