Evening top 5: Finglas shooting arrest, Troubles murders probe and Harambe killing controversy

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Teenager arrested after man is stabbed to death in Finglas

An 18-year-old has been arrested in connection with the death of a man in Dublin overnight.

The 33-year-old deceased was stabbed at St Joseph's Park on Dunsink Lane in Finglas in the early hours of the morning. 

The man died at the scene shortly after midnight, according to gardaí.


French man arrested on suspicion of planning several Euro 2016 attacks

Several planned terror attacks on the Euro 2016 tournament in France have been thwarted, according to a Ukrainian security chief.

The head of the state's security services said a Frenchman was detained in the country after making contact with illegal armed groups to buy guns and explosives.

It is claimed that he intended to target Muslim and Jewish places of worship, administrative buildings and infrastructure such as bridges and railways.


Loyalist released on bail after being charged over two Troubles murders

A wheelchair-bound veteran loyalist charged with two Troubles murders has been released on bail.

Winston 'Winkie' Rea is accused of murdering John Benedict Devine in 1989 and John Joseph Gerard O'Hara in 1991 - both in Belfast.

The high-profile loyalist has been released on his own bail of £500, with the case adjourned until August 1st.


Final journey: Muhammad Ali's coffin arrives back in his hometown

Muhammad Ali's body has arrived in his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky, where he will be laid to rest on Friday.

The boxing legend's coffin was flown to an airport in the city before being carried into a hearse and driven away.

His family have said a public memorial will be held at a sports arena in the city later this week, with thousands of mourners expected to attend.


Mother of boy who fell into Harambe's enclosure will not face charges

No charges will be brought against the mother of a boy who gained access to a Cincinnati Zoo enclosure, prompting the shooting of an endangered gorilla, a US prosecutor has said. 

Harambe, a 17-year-old male gorilla, was killed last month after grabbing the three-year-old boy. 

The child, who had been visiting the zoo with his mother and relatives, was dragged around the enclosure for a number of minutes before staff shot the gorilla.