Morning top 5: Two arrests over gangland feud; woman dies in Meath crash; and Micheál Martin is most popular leader

The top stories this Sunday morning...

Gardaí are believed to have intercepted another feud-related shooting between the Kinahan and Hutch gangs.

Two men in their 30s are being held at separate Dublin garda stations following their arrests yesterday.

Members of the Emergency Response Unit and Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau stopped a car on the Naas Dual carriageway yesterday afternoon where a firearm and ammunition were recovered.

A man was arrested.

A second car was stopped on the Long Mile Road in Dublin and the driver was arrested there too.


A woman has died in a two car crash in Meath.

She was fatally injured in the collision at Blackwater Bridge in Enfield County Meath at about 9.15pm last night.

The road remains closed this morning to allow for a forensic examination of the scene.


Fianna Fail leader Micheál Martin remains the most popular party leader in the country.

A new opinion poll also shows a small increase in satisfaction for the Government - it goes up two points to 26% in the Behaviour and Attitudes Survey for the Sunday Times.

Sinn Féin is up one point on 17% with Labour unchanged on just 5%.

New Labour leader Brendan Howlin is the second most popular leader on 40%.


Three Belgian men have been charged with terrorism offences including attempting to commit a terrorist murder.

Nine other people arrested were released last night.

Dozens of properties across the country were raided in a huge police operation over the course of Friday and Saturday.


Father's Day greetings are being sent from overseas from soldiers serving with the Defence Forces.

Over 400 men and women are serving in sixteen missions in fifteen countries across the world.

Many of them will be able to Skype home today.