Evening top 5: New Government announced; and Panama Papers whistleblower speaks out

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Enda Kenny has named the new cabinet - 10 weeks after the public cast their votes

Enda Kenny made history today by becoming the first Fine Gael leader to be re-elected Taoiseach for consecutive terms.

Shortly after 6.15pm the Taoiseach announced a wide-ranging Cabinet reshuffle and named Frances Fitzgerald his Tánaiste.

Simon Coveney is a new Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government, while Leo Varadkar's been moved to Social Protection. Simon Harris steps up as a first-time cabinet member to take on the Department of Health.

Meet your Ministers: What you need to know about the first-time cabinet members

Following the Taoiseach's announcement of a wide-ranging cabinet reshuffle, we take a closer look at the new faces to the cabinet table, including Independent TDs Shane Ross, Denis Naughten, Katherine Zappone and Finian McGrath.

A few Fine Gael TDs also got promoted - Regina Doherty, Mary-Mitchell O'Connor, Michael Creed and Simon Harris.

Panama Papers whistleblower breaks silence in statement to German media

The source, known only as “John Doe”, was behind the biggest information leak in history when 11.5 million files from the world’s fourth largest offshore law firm, Mossack Fonseca, were obtained by Süddeutsche Zeitung and the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists.

In the 1800-word statement – titled "The Revolution Will Be Digitized" – the whistleblower gave justification for the leak, saying that “income inequality is one of the defining issues of our time”.

Record numbers expected for Darkness Into Light event tomorrow morning

Thousands of people around the country are preparing to take to the streets in the early hours in aid of suicide prevention.

The annual 'Darkness into Light' fundraiser will get underway just after four o'clock in the morning and will see 120,000 participants cross the finish line as dawn breaks.

DUP and SF remain on course to retain their grip on power at Stormont

As counting continues in the Northern Ireland Assembly elections the two groups are expected to solidify their positions as the largest parties on their respective sides of the unionist-nationalist divide.

Earlier today, Northern Ireland first minister and DUP leader Arlene Foster was re-elected in Fermanagh.