Evening top 5: Two homeless deaths in 24 hours; Storm Brian; and The UnderDogs

The top stories this Thursday night

Two homeless people have died on Irish streets in the past 24 hours

Two homeless men have died in Dublin and Louth in less than 24 hours.

Gardaí were called to Our Lady of Lourdes hospital in Drogheda on Wednesday evening after the sudden death of a 23-year-old man.

Separately, a 38-year-old homeless man was found dead in Dublin's Temple Bar at around 2.00am Thursday morning.

Several weather warnings in place as Storm Brian approaches

Met Éireann have issued a number of weather warnings for Saturday, as Storm Brian heads for Irish shores.

It comes as several parts of the country are still recovering from Storm Ophelia.

The forecaster says there is a potential risk of orange level winds developing in coastal regions of a number of counties in the west and southwest Friday night and into Saturday.

Majority in Northern Ireland will be Irish citizens after Brexit - Varadkar

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar says he believes the majority of people in Northern Ireland will be Irish citizens after Brexit.

He was speaking in Brussels following a series of meetings with other EU leaders.

He says sufficient progress has not yet been made in the Brexit talks, but is hopefully progress will be met by December.

Campaign highlights beautiful rescue dogs "constantly overlooked" for homes

A new campaign from Dogs Trust Ireland is highlighting some of the beautiful dogs who have spent years waiting for their new best friend.

The dog welfare charity has said some of its rescued residents just can't find a home "through no fault of their own."

Sometimes they may have had a tough start in life, meaning they need a little extra love and attention while other dogs can be unfairly judged based on breed.

"No better guitar player" - Tributes paid to Dubliners musician Eamonn Campbell

Eamonn Campbell of the Dubliners is being described as a great character and "musical genius".

He died in hospital in the Netherlands on Wednesday after becoming unwell at the end of a European tour with The Dublin Legends.

The 70-year-old was surrounded by his family when he passed away.