Evening top 5: Garda withdrawal; garden shed housing and Kama Sutra in the Dáil

The top stories this Wednesday night

GRA to withdraw garda services for four days in November

The Garda Representative Association (GRA) say their members will withdraw services on four dates next month.

The union has voted for industrial action, up to and including a unilateral withdrawal of services, on November 4th, 11th, 18th and the 25th.

The GRA's Central Executive Committee has been meeting in Tullamore, after unanimously rejecting a proposal on pay from the Department of Justice.

Garden shed advertised as rental property removed from Daft.ie

A garden shed to rent for almost €900 a month has been taken down from property website Daft.ie.

The property, in Drimnagh south Dublin, was described as a studio apartment and advertised earlier this week.

The description said the "compact dwelling" was ideal for one person.

Fianna Fáil 'more positions than the Kama Sutra' on water charges, Sinn Féin claims

Fianna Fáil has come under fire for its position on water charges, in the latest Dáil debate on the matter.

It is refusing to support a Sinn Féin motion calling for water to be paid through general taxation - even though that is its own position.

During the debate, Sinn Féin's Louise O'Reilly said Fianna Fáil had "more positions than the Kama Sutra" on the issue.

Ireland's hopes of hosting the 2023 Rugby World Cup boosted as Italy withdraw from race

Italy has withdrawn its bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup.

Announcing the decision, the Italian rugby federation said they had consulted with government and the Italian Olympic Committee.

With Ireland still in the running to host the tournament, it comes as a boost to IRFU's chances of securing hosting rights.

Conspiracy theorists spark new 'girther movement' over Clinton's mic pack

Throughout the US presidential campaign so far, Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton’s every move has been a topic of hotly contested debate, from her personal health and stamina through to the number of times she smiles.

But now a new wave of conspiracy theories has arisen from Monday night’s first debate between her and the Republican Party’s Donald Trump, with Clinton’s critics pointing to a bulge in red pantsuit as having a darker meaning.