Evening top 5: St Patrick's Day Luas strike called off; Gerry Adams criticises White House security checks

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Luas services will run on St Patrick's Day after strike called off

The Transport Minister Paschal Donohoe has welcomed a last-minute reprieve in the Luas dispute.

It follows marathon talks at the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC), and will see Luas services running tomorrow.

"Bejaysus, it's a pity I've to go back to Ireland" - Enda Kenny tells Washington

US President Barack Obama (left) and Taoiseach Enda Kenny at the White House | Image: MerrionStreet.ie

The caretaker Taoiseach Enda Kenny concluded his visit to the United States, joking that he wished he did not have to go back to face what he does.

Mr Kenny has curtailed his visit to Washington for St Patrick's Day celebrations to return to Dublin for talks on forming a government and head to Brussels for an EU leaders summit.

"This is an unacceptable development" - Adams criticises White House security checks

Gerry Adams has criticised security checks he faced at the White House last night.

The Sinn Féin President was held up for 90 minutes at the St Patrick's Day celebrations as security checked his passport.

He decided not to wait any longer and left the event as the delay continued.

Liam Neeson uses a particular set of skills to wish Cushendall well ahead of the All-Ireland Final

Liam Neeson

Na Piarsaigh better watch out. Ruairi Óg, Cushendall have called in a heavy hitter ahead of Thursday's All-Ireland Club Hurling Final in Croke Park.

Actor Liam Neeson was a hurler in his younger days, but the Ballymena native grabbed a hurl once more to wish the Antrim champions the best in their first All-Ireland final. Cushendall have won the Ulster Championship on ten occasions since 1981, but have never reached a Croke Park final. 

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