The top five: GSOC investigates fatal collision; Sinn Féin narrow gap in latest poll

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GSOC investigation launched after woman dies and four people injured in Co Westmeath crash

The victim of a fatal two-car collision on the eastbound carriageway of the M4 near Kinnegad has been named as Jacqueline Wolohan, 51, from Coolock in Dublin.

A female passenger and two children were also injured during the crash at around 1.30am.

New poll brings Sinn Féin within eight points of Fine Gael

A new opinion poll has shown a five-point swing against the coalition in the first full week of campaigning.

The Red C poll for tomorrow's Sunday Business Post shows Sinn Féin support up 3 points in a week, while Fine Gael are down 2, bringing the two within eight points of each other.

Yanis Varoufakis encourages Irish voters to reject austerity-imposing Government

Former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis said Ireland has a choice to make on February 26th between those who have imposed austerity and those who offer an alternative

Varoufakis appeared via video-link at today's Right2Change symposium in the Mansion House, which saw delegates from several unions and political parties sign up to a 10-policy platform to create a fairer society.

Joan Burton calls for repeal of 8th Amendment

The Tánaiste says she wants to see the repeal of the 8th Amendment.

Joan Burton said that women should be allowed the choice of an abortion, when asked about her party's views on the subject.

Second weekend of General Election campaign gets underway

It's the second weekend of the General Election campaign and the political parties are continuing their canvassing campaigns around the country.

This morning Labour published plans for community policing, while Joan Burton is canvassing locally in Blanchardstown.