Morning top 5: Lotto mystery; nursing talks stall; and Trump's immigration plan

The top stories this Wednesday morning

Ireland has a new multi-millionaire.

An Irish ticket scooped more than €88.5m EuroMillions jackpot on Tuesday.

But we are still none the wiser about who bought the ticket or where.

The National Lottery says it will reveal more details shortly.

The winning numbers 1, 5, 7, 17 and 23 - the Lucky Stars were 3 and 8.


The INMO is warning it is likely to give the go ahead for industrial action unless there is a 'radical change' in the management approach to staffing.

Talks at the Workplace Relations Commission adjourned without agreement last night, and the group is accusing health service management of having no funded workforce plan to address the issue.

The INMO says its Executive Council will meet on Monday next week to consider the situation, and is pointing out 90% of its members recently voted in favour of taking industrial action over staffing, if necessary.


The overcrowding crisis at hospitals across the country will be in the spotlight at an Oireachtas committee hearing today.

TDs and Senators will discuss the record level of those on trolleys in recent weeks and the impact this has on patient safety.

Latest figures show there were 520 patients waiting on a bed yesterday.


The acting CEO of Bus Éireann will face questions from TDs and Senators today about the current financial crisis facing the company.

Ray Hernan will appear before an Oireachtas committee where the future of the Expressway Service and the Rural Transport Programme will also be discussed.

Bus Éireann suffered losses worth €8m last year and unions have pledged to resist proposed cost cutting measures put forward by the company.


US President Trump is expected to clamp down on immigration from Muslim countries later.

It is being reported that he will issue executive orders restricting visas from seven African and Middle Eastern countries including Syria.

He is also expected to give more details on his planned wall along the US border with Mexico.