The Evening Top 5: A barring order on Dublin's dogs; more warnings of possible flooding

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This Dublin pub has been told to turn away its four-legged regulars

A popular Dublin pub known for throwing open its doors to customers’ four-legged friends, has been told by the HSE that it is no longer allowed welcome dogs inside the establishment.

Search at US Navy site finds no gunman, following reports of shots fired

A search at a US Naval Medial Centre has found no gunman, despite reports from a witness of hearing gun shots at the San Diego facility.

The witness report saw a large police response undertaken.

People at the site were advised to "run, hide or fight". 

DNA analysis proves remains found in Grand Canal are those of Kenneth O'Brien

DNA analysis has proved body parts found in the Grand Canal earlier this week belong to the torso that of Kenneth O'Brien.

Detectives revealed yesterday that pinpointing the location where 33-year-old Mr O'Brien was killed could hold the key to solving his death.

They are appealing for property owners to check for signs of disturbance on their premises to find a possible murder site.

Gardaí earlier recovered equipment which may have been used to dismember the body of murder victim Kenneth O Brien.

Flood warning issued for a number of counties as strong winds and heavy rain threaten

Met Eireann has issued a series of weather alerts, as high winds and heavy rainfall raise the possibility of coastal flooding.

The warnings are valid from 9pm Tuesday until 9am Wednesday.

The announcement comes following a series of weather alerts issued on Monday.

Man arrested after off-duty garda foils armed Dublin robbery

A 39-year-old man is to appear in court charged in connection with an armed robbery at a shop in Dublin yesterday, which was foiled by an off-duty garda.

It happened at a convenience store on Oxmantown Road in Stoneybatter yesterday afternoon shortly before 1.30pm.

An off-duty garda entered the shop as the robbery was taking place.

The recent graduate from the Garda College in Templemore identified himself as a member of the gardaí.

The garda was then threatened at gunpoint by the raider.