Evening top 5: Kenny resigns as Taoiseach; Man arrested over Wicklow remains; Sessions denies collusion with Russia

Your top stories this Tuesday evening

Gardai arrest man in connection with discovery of remains in Wicklow

Gardai have arrested a man is his early 30s this evening in Wexford and he is currently detained in garda custody.

Gardaí also confirmed this evening that human remains found in the Wicklow Mountains, belong to one person, an adult female.

Earlier, a fifth set of remains, have been found in the Wicklow Mountains. Officers uncovered the remains near Glenmacnass Waterfall after a torso was discovered in the area last weekend.

 

Enda Kenny officially resigns as Taoiseach

Enda Kenny has officially resigned as Taoiseach after visiting Aras an Uachtarain this evening 

He arrived just after 6pm to visit President Higgins and inform him of his resignation.

He will remain in office in a caretaker capacity until a successor can be elected.

 

'Significant progress' made in talks between Foster & May

DUP leader Arlene Foster says she's had "very good" discussions with the British Prime Minister, and she hopes to reach a conclusion sooner rather than later.

Arlene Foster meet with Theresa May at Downing Street, as the PM tries to form a government.

It's understood that Mrs Foster won't be returning to Belfast tonight as planned. 

 

'Several wounded' in shooting at Munich rail station

Police in Munich say several people have been wounded following a shooting incident at a rail station.

The shooting happened at the suburban Unterföhring S-Bahn station.

A female police officer has been seriously injured.

One person has been arrested in connection with the incident.

 

Sessions denies any collusion with Russia in senate hearing

Donald Trump's Attorney General has denied colluding with Russia to influence the US Presidential election.

Jeff Sessions gave evidence to a Senate investigation into whether the Russian government tried to influence the vote.

Mr Sessions was questioned about contacts he had with the Russian ambassador and other officials during the 2016 campaign.