Evening top 5: Taoiseach withdraws whingers comment; 'The Simpsons' tackles US presidential debates

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New poll suggests coalition will not be re-elected

A new opinion poll suggests the coalition will not be re-elected when voters cast their ballots on Friday.

The survey for The Irish Times shows Fine Gael stagnant, Labour and Sinn Féin down and Fianna Fáil and Independents and others making gains.

In one of the final polls of the campaign, IPSOS MRBI surveyed 1,200 people last Friday and Saturday.

Conor McGregor hailed as "an absolute credit to our nation" after meeting a wheelchair-bound fan in Galway

Picture by: Stevo Timothy/Facebook

Conor McGregor spent his last weekend in Galway, before travelling to America to fight Rafael dos Anjos for the UFC Lightweight Championship next month. 

The Notorious was seen in numerous places around the city but he has been hailed as "an absolute credit to our nation" for meeting a fan who is wheelchair bound. 

"Mea culpa" - Taoiseach withdraws whingers comment

The Taoiseach has withdrawn a remark he made about "whingers" in Castlebar, Co Mayo at the weekend.

Enda Kenny said his home town had the All Ireland Champions in whinging.

He initially said that he was talking about "locals" in Castlebar and that he did not regret the remark.

Yates' Prediction: Fianna Fáil will win back a seat in Dublin Bay North

Sean Haughey. Image: Niall Carson / PA Archive/Press Association Images

Fianna Fáil will win back a seat in Dublin Bay North, according to Newstalk Breakfast presenter Ivan Yates.

The party was wiped out here in 2011, they are fighting to get representation back in Charlie Haughey's old stomping ground.

Despite selection difficulties, and a less-than-ideal ticket, the party will succeed to win a seat for Sean Haughey.

WATCH: 'The Simpsons' tackles US presidential debates in new satirical short

America’s real first family and Springfield’s finest The Simpsons have weighed in on the ongoing political theatre that is the race for the Democratic and Republican tickets in the presidential election.

As part of a new two-minute short called The Debateful Eight, the iconic animated show treats us to a break-dancing Donald Trump, a pearl-necklace garrotting Hillary, and a robotic Marco Rubio, skewering all the tropes this bizarre race has produced so far.