Evening top 5: Policing Authority wants urgent response to O'Higgins; Canadian 'AmBadAssador'; and floppy nukes

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"Serious concern" of previously identified failures in O'Higgins Report - Policing Authority

The Policing Authority say they have "serious concern" of performance failures in the O'Higgins Report, which were identified by previous inquiries.

Following a meeting with Garda Commissioner Noirin O'Sullivan, the authority say they will hold two meetings in public next month for more detailed discussion on the issues.

The agendas for these meetings are likely to focus on service to victims, protected disclosure and culture - and may also examine the O'Higgins recommendations in the context of other reviews, such as those of the Garda Síochána Inspectorate.

Canadian ambassador apprehends protester during 1916 commemoration

The Canadian ambassador to Ireland is getting global covering after apprehending a protester during a State commemoration remembering 1916.

The man began disrupting an event in Dublin to remember British soldiers who died during the Easter Rising.

The ceremony took place in Grangegorman Military Cemetery, where many of the soldiers are buried.

"Rogue" gardaí working with criminal informants to entrap people, TD claims

The Dáil has been asked to establish a commission of investigation into new allegations of garda malpractice in Leitrim.

Speaking under Dáil privilege this afternoon, local Sinn Féin TD Martin Kenny claimed that “rogue” gardaí in the district have used criminal informants to set up and entrap people so they can be prosecuted.

Mr Kenny said he also had serious concerns about the disappearance of a man five years ago not being investigated, because a garda informant was among the last people to see him.

What are the most pressing challenges for Mourinho to hurdle at Manchester United?

If speculation is to be believed, Jose Mourinho thought he was a shoe-in to take the Manchester United three years ago when Alex Ferguson retired.

But perhaps he was fortunate to be overlooked for the role that David Moyes and then Louis van Gaal took on with minimal success at best, given how in decline the club were on the field.

Computers that coordinate US nuclear operations still use floppy disks

The computer hardware used to coordinate the operational functions of US nuclear forces still relies on floppy disks, a new report has revealed.

The US Government Accountability Office (GAO) has published their report highlighting how outdated some of the country's key computer hardware and software has become.