Ireland has a new sporting champion, Fine Gael could abandon USC plans, and tributes paid to Buncrana victims
After a busy Bank Holiday weekend of news and sport, here's everything you need to know to get you caught up this Tuesday morning.
The centrepiece of the 1916 Rising celebrations took place on Sunday as thousands turned out to see the largest military parade in the history of the State.
The four kilometre route of the parade, from St Stephens green over the River Liffey past O'Connell Street, was lined with people who wanted to witness the events.
It may have flown under the radar over this Easter weekend, but Irish sport does have an achievement to celebrate.
We now have a European champion at under-17 level as Dubliner Nhat Nguyen beat England's Johnnie Torjuusen in the final to claim the gold medal in Lubin, Poland.
Fans of Dublin and Donegal paid tribute to the family who tragically drowned in Buncrana last week in Croke Park on Saturday night.
Sean McGrotty (46) died in the incident, alongside his two sons Mark (12) and Evan (8), his mother-in-law Ruth Daniels (57) and her daughter Jodie Lee Daniels (14). The only survivor was four-month-old Rionaghac-Ann who was saved after her father passed her through the driver side window to Davitt Walsh before the car submerged.
Talks aimed at forming a new Government are set to resume on Tuesday, over a month after polling day in the General Election.
As yet, there has been no breakthrough in talks to find a coalition, with reports suggesting that unless an agreement is reached soon, it could force a second election.
A video of Brian O’Sullivan singing a tribute to his late friend Ger "Farmer" Foley has been making waves online after it was picked up by websites around the world.
Foley, who hailed from Killorglin, was honoured in his local pub in Kerry with a rendition of the Killers' track 'Mr. Brightside' which has gone viral, garnering over 620,000 views in the three days since it was uploaded.