Evening top 5: FG and FF parliamentary parties unanimously adopt deal; no Luas service to run tomorrow

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Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil parliamentary parties unanimously adopt Government deal

The Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil parliamentary parties have tonight unanimously adopted the deal on Government.

Fianna Fáil says it is getting a number of key policy positions implemented as part of the deal.

Party leader Micheál Martin says the arrangement will remain in place until at least the end of 2018, barring "unforeseen accidents or complete negligence in terms of attentions to these issues":

No Luas service to run tomorrow as strike continues

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Commuters are being reminded that there will be no Luas service in Dublin on Wednesday.

Transdev, the Luas operator, says services on both the Red and Green lines will not run due to strike action.

Luas tickets will not be valid on services of other public transport service providers.

HSE issues warning against Lyme disease

As we enter the summer months, the HSE has issued a warning against Lyme disease.

The infection is spread by ticks - which are more numerous and more active in the summer months - and people engaged in outdoor pursuits are most at risk.

Nate Diaz responds to Conor McGregor's claims he would "school" him in a rematch

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Conor McGregor turned to social media on Monday to once again make his case to be reinstated to the UFC 200 card. 

In a series of tweets, McGregor claimed that he would "school" Diaz if there were to be a rematch between the two, that during their fight Diaz was "swept and controlled" on the ground, and that he made "more excuses for the first 8 minutes of our fight than I have made for the last 2 minutes of our fight."

How safe is the future of Intel's Leixlip plant?

With Intel workers in Leixlip, Co Kildare, awaiting news of job cuts this week, and an expected 400 positions tipped to go, Tom Lyons of the Sunday Business Post thinks the overall future of the facility is secure.