Evening top 5: Irish man dies in Maldives; Committee votes on 8th Amendment; and ComReg warning

The top stories this Wednesday night

Irish man dies in The Maldives

The Department of Foreign Affairs say it is aware of the case and is providing consular assistance.

It is believed the man was on holiday on the South Asian island at the time.

It is understood he got into trouble while swimming.

Oireachtas committee votes for 8th Amendment not be retained in full

The Oireachtas Committee on the 8th Amendment has voted that the amendment should not be retained in full in the Constitution.

It is the first vote in the committee after weeks of hearings - with 15 members voting Yes, three voting No and two members abstaining.

The more difficult work will now be deciding between six possible options to be put to the people by referendum.

Security officers fired for forcibly removing man from United Airlines flight

Two security officers in the US have been discharged after a man was forcibly removed from a United Airlines flight earlier this year.

The Chicago Office of the Inspector General (OIG) found three Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) security officers and one aviation security sergeant violated rules during the incident.

Dr David Dao was taken off the United Airlines service back on April 9th, after he was asked to give up his seat.

ComReg issues warning over international 'missed call' scam

The State communications regulator has issued a warning to the public after a spate of scam calls from international numbers.

ComReg has warned that returning calls from unfamiliar international phone numbers could end up costing you a fortune.

People around the country have been getting missed calls from far-flung countries including Liberia, Chad and, in the past few hours, the island of Comoros.

Ciara Kelly to host new lunchtime show on Newstalk 106-108

Newstalk 106-108fm has announced that Ciara Kelly will take the reins of a new lunchtime show on the station's weekday schedule.

'Lunchtime Live' will see Ciara bring a fresh perspective to midday radio examining the key issues of the day and how they affect the lives of the listeners, from 12pm to 2pm, Monday to Friday.

With 'Lunchtime Live', Ciara will go behind the days' headlines and talking points, from current affairs and politics, to lifestyle and human interest.