The top five: Wreath-laying to mark Rising locations; bodies of father and son found in canal

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Seven wreath laying ceremonies will take place in Dublin today, at the 1916 Garrison locations which played a key role in the 1916 Rising.

It's part of a series of State ceremonial events which have been happening over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend.


The death of a young boy and his father in Dublin yesterday has been described as a 'tragic accident'.

Their bodies were discovered by a member of the public at the back of Ashington Green housing estate in Ashtown at around 3 o'clock.


At least 65 people have been killed and more than 300 injured in an suicide bomb attack in Pakistan.

Christians celebrating Easter in Lahore were targeted - most of the victims are women and children.

A breakaway Pakistani faction of the Taliban says it carried out the attack.


Over 800 national school teachers are gathering in Wexford today for their annual three day conference.

This year the INTO conference will focus on equal pay for new teachers, joining the profession.


Gardaí are investigating after a man was killed in a crash in County Meath yesterday.

The collision happened when the motorcyclist collided with a truck on the Maynooth to Dunboyne Road in Ashbourne at 1:40 in the afternoon.