5 Things You Need To Know: Wednesday 2nd August

5 Things You Need To Know: Wednesday 2nd August
Hannah O'Connell
Hannah O'Connell

2 Aug 2017

1. Dublin City Council are warning people of major traffic disruptions in the city over the bank holiday weekend. The South Quays are set to close for 8 days from Friday to accommodate Luas Cross City works. 

2. Issues with RTÉ's top paid employees continue today as it was revealed the top 10 are earning more than €2.9 million between them. Ryan Tubridy takes home just under half a million alone. 

3. Manchester United will play Sampdoria in a friendly in the Aviva tonight. Kick off is at 7:45pm. Their rivals Liverpool will also play the Aviva this week in a friendly against Athletic Bilbao on Saturday. 

4. Season 20 of Celebrity Big Brother started last night on Channel 5. This year's housemates include Sarah Harding, Ex On The Beach's Jemma Lucy and Jordan Davies and X Factor contestant Amelia Lily. 

5. And finally, the trailer for Sharknado 5 has been released and it's as bad as your imagining. Watch it here.

Graham & Nathan have your 5 Things You Need To Know every morning from 8:35am. 

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