Evening top 5: JobBridge scrapped; Bertie on Brexit; and Ardmore up for sale

The top stories this Tuesday night

JobBridge scheme to be wound down from this Friday

The national internship scheme JobBridge is to end to new applications on Friday, and be wound down.

Social Protection Minister Leo Varadkar says while the scheme was far from perfect, it was a real success.

JobBridge was launched in 2011 at the height of the economic crash.

A review of the internship programme by Indecon International Research Economists, in association with London Economics, was published today.

Bertie Ahern slams plan to use Irish airports and ports for British immigration control

Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern has hit out at a proposal to shift British immigration controls to Irish ports and airport.

Northern Ireland secretary James Brokenshire suggested earlier this month that checks could be carried out at entry points in the Republic, to prevent the reintroduction of a hard border.

Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald subsequently appeared to support the plan, reiterating the government’s opposition to any border between north and south.

Utah police warn of marijuana-filled foods making their way over from Colorado

Want a breakfast with a bang? This may be a little too much.

Police in the US state of Utah are warning people against buying marijuana-filled Pop Tarts.

The Morgan County Sheriff's Office say marijuana-infused gummy bears are also making their way on to shelves from neighbouring Colorado.

French coroner's report finds Anthony Foley passed away due to a heart rhythm disorder

A French coroner's report has found that Anthony Foley died due to a heart rhythm disorder.

The coroner found that cardiac arrhythmia led to a fatal lung condition.

The Munster and Ireland rugby legend was found dead in his hotel room in Paris on Sunday, before the province were due to face Racing Metro in a European Champions Cup match.

Historic Ardmore Studios put up for sale 'as a going concern'

Irish film studios Ardmore have put put on the market as a going concern, its board of directors say.

The 18 acre site in in Bray, Co Wicklow has seen significant investment in recent years to enhance its facilities and has recorded year-on-year growth.

Over the past three years, the directors have invested over €2m into the studios.