The top five: EU leaders meet to discuss migrant crisis; landmarks turn green for St Patrick's Day

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EU leaders meeting at a migration summit today in Brussels are hoping to seal a controversial deal with Turkey.

Under the plan, Turkey would attempt to stop refugees making dangerous sea journeys and take back illegal migrants from Greece.


More than 190 landmarks around the world are going green for St Patrick's Day.

Tourism Ireland's Global greening campaign sees buildings and monuments being lit by green lights.

Iconic landmarks include the Great Wall of China, the London Eye and the 7 World Trade Center at Ground Zero in New York


People are being urged to use public transport if they are heading into the St Patricks Day Parade in Dublin this afternoon.

Around a million people are expected in the capital for the largest parade in the country.

Buses, trains and trams are all running after the Luas strike was called off yesterday following marathon talks.


An historic St Patrick's Day Parade will take place in New York City today.

The event will include Irish LGBT groups marching behind their own banners for the very first time.

Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan TD, will be there to represent the Irish Government


Members of the Glasnevin Trust say that some of the graves vandalised at Goldenbridge Cemetery have been destroyed beyond repair.

The grave of the first leader of the Irish Free State, W.T. Cosgrave, was destroyed by vandals on Tuesday night along with many others.