Morning top 5: Books of condolence for Buncrana victims and FBI gets around Apple block

The top stories this Tuesday morning


A book of condolence will open today in Buncrana, Co Donegal for the town's drowning victims.

Five members of the one extended family died when their car slid off the pier on Sunday evening.

Two adults and three children lost their lives - while a four-month-old baby was rescued by a passer-by.

The funerals of the family, who are from Derry, will take place on Thursday afternoon.



The 32nd Dáil will meet for the second time today but with no prospect of a government being formed.

It is the second time the house will sit as formation talks to form a government continue.

A variety of other issues will be discussed- including recent European Council Meetings,  Agriculture, homelessness and health. 



Three people remain in garda custody in Dublin, in connection with the murder of Vincent Ryan.

A woman in her early 20s was arrested yesterday evening.

She was taken for questioning to Finglas garda station, where she can be held for up to three days.

Two men were already in custody.



LGBTI young people are three times as likely to commit suicide and twice as likely to commit self harm.

They are also four times more likely to experience stress, anxiety and depression.

GLEN, the Gay and Lesbian Network surveyed 2,200 people for the research.



The FBI says it may have found a way to break into an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino attackers, without the help of Apple.

A US court hearing over whether the company should be forced to comply has now been cancelled.

The firm has refused to unlock it, saying the new software it would have to write could undermine security for everyone.