Evening top 5: Baby boy found dead in Killarney; Halawa trial adjourned for 13th time

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11-month-old baby found dead in Co Kerry

Gardaí say an 11-month old baby boy has been found dead at an apartment complex in Co Kerry this evening.

Emergency services and gardaí were contacted about the incident on Upper High Street in Killarney shortly before 6pm.

The boy was treated at the scene by emergency services personnel, but he was pronounced dead a short time later.

'A minority Government will mean another election in 2017' - Bertie Ahern

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Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern said he expects another general election in 2017 if Fine Gael forms a coalition based on independents and smaller parties.

Mr Ahern, who led a number of negotiations on the formation of Governments, said a Fianna Fáil-Fine Gael deal will be the last thing on either party's list of options.

However, he said it was considered in 1989, before Fianna Fáil decided to work with the Progressive Democrats instead. 

Man injured in Harold's Cross assault dies

Gardaí are continuing to question a man in his 40s this evening, following a fatal assault in Dublin yesterday morning.

Emergency services were called to an incident outside Park View Apartments just after 4.00am, where they found the victim, aged 57.

The man was taken to St James's Hospital but later died from his injuries.

Colm Parkinson says double weight jump was too much for Conor McGregor

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After looking healthier and more comfortable in a Welterwight body, it was something of a shock to witness Conor McGregor's capitulation in his debut fight at 170Ib last night.

But a two inch reach advantage and a natural physical superiority proved decisive in the end and forced McGregor to tap out in the second round on the back of a strongly imposed rear naked choke from Nate Diaz.

Ibrahim Halawa trial adjourned for thirteenth time

Outgoing Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan expressed his "deep concern" over the further delay in Ibrahim Halawa's case.

Halawa was due to undergo a mass trial in Cairo today, but the hearing was adjourned until June 26th.

Amnesty International has condemned the latest delay, and called for his immediate release.