The top five: Storm Imogen hits Ireland; woman dies in hillwalking accident

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Woman dies in hillwalking accident in Kerry

A woman has died in a hillwalking accident in County Kerry.

The woman was with a group of around 30 others when she slipped and fell on Stradbally Mountain near Anascaul.

Disturbance on plane forced emergency landing at Shannon today

A file is to be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions after a disturbance on a plane forced an emergency landing at Shannon Airport this afternoon.

A man in his 20s was arrested following a public order incident on the flight from Oslo to Tennerife at 12.10pm.

Four men arrested in connection with Monaghan robberies

Four men have been arrested in connection with a spate of burglaries in Monaghan Town.

The men - in their late teens and early twenties - were spotted exiting a house in the Rope Walk area of the town last night.

2,500 homes without power as Storm Imogen hits Ireland

More than 2,500 homes around the country are without power tonight as Storm Imogen crosses the country.

The worst hit area is Timoleague in West Cork where 1,400 households have no electricity.

Adams calls for witness protection to replace Special Criminal Court

Gerry Adams is calling for witness protection schemes as replacement for the Special Criminal Court.

Sinn Féin says it would abolish the non-jury courts if elected to Government and has faced criticism for the stance following the gunning down of David Byrne in a Dublin hotel on Friday.