Evening top 5: Government to sell 25% of AIB shares; Manchester benefit concert announced

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New 'Sláintecare' plan aims to end two-tier health service

The government has launched a new 10-year-plan for Ireland’s health system.

The Oireachtas Future of Healthcare Committee has secured all-party agreement for the plan – which will require investment of approximately €5.8bn over the next decade.

Government confirms plan to sell 25% of State's AIB shares

Michael Noonan. Image: RollingNews.ie

The Minister for Finance has confirmed his intention to proceed with an Initial Public Offering of AIB by selling some shares over the coming weeks.

Minister Noonan is intending to float around 25% of the bank's ordinary shares, in a sale which is expected to raise up to €3 billion.

Three men arrested in connection with aggravated burglary in Co Tipperary

Three men have been arrested in connection with an aggravated burglary which happened in Co Tipperary earlier this month.

Gardaí say a husband and wife were assaulted by two men, who broke into the house in Roscrea through a side window.

Music stars to join Ariana Grande for Manchester benefit concert

Ariana Grande. Picture by: Dennis Van Tine/Geisler-Fotopres/DPA/PA Images

Ariana Grande will be joined by several other high-profile music stars for a benefit concert for the victims of the Manchester attack this coming Sunday.

The attack - which left 22 people dead and dozens others injured - happened last Monday after Ms Grande had performed at the Manchester Arena.

Government "identifying options" for granting asylum seekers right to work

The Department of Justice has confirmed that officials are examining options to allow asylum seekers access to the labour market “in certain circumstances.”

It comes after a landmark Supreme Court ruling that found that the law banning asylum seekers from gaining employment can be seen as unconstitutional.