Evening Top 5: Man injured in Dublin shooting, Buncrana mother runs marathon in memory of her son and Leicester are the Premier League champions

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Gardaí at Ronanstown in Dublin are investigating a shooting incident which occurred shortly before 9pm this evening at Shancastle Drive in Clondalkin.

A man in his 20's is believed to have sustained gunshot wounds to his leg and arm. He was transferred to Connolly Hospital in Blanchardstown where his injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

Leicester City are the Premier League Champions for the first time in the club's history after Tottenham could only draw at Chelsea this evening.

Tottenham threw away a two-goal lead to draw 2-2 with the previous league champions and second half goals from Gary Cahill and Eden Hazard ensured that the title would go to the Foxes.

Harry Kane put the visitors ahead on 35 minutes before Heung-Min Son doubled the visitors' advantage on the stroke of half time.

Mousa Dembélé may face retrospective action after clashes at the end of the half led to an apparent eye gouge on Chelsea's Diego Costa.

The main street of a town in Leitrim is to be renamed after one of the leaders of the Easter Rising.

The town of Manorhamilton has been granted permission to rename its main street after local hero and Irish revolutionary, Seán Mac Diarmada.

Mac Diarmada was from North Leitrim and was heavily influenced by the evictions he watched in Leitrim as a young boy. 

The GAA pitch in Carrick-On-Shannon is also named after Seán Mac Diarmada.

The Funeral of Sister Claire Crockett, a nun who died in last month's earthquake in Ecuador, took place in Derry this afternoon.

Hundreds of people packed into St Columba's Church in the Brandywell area of Derry for the Requiem Mass.

Sr Crockett was raised in Derry before leaving to join the Home of the Mother Order. She was based at a school in Playa Prieta in Ecuador and had been working in the South American country for a number of years.

The order said her body, along with those of two girls also associated with the group, was found in the rubble of the building following the 7.8 magnitude tremor which left over 650 people dead and thousands of others injured.

A number of Alton Towers visitors were left dangling from a rollercoaster after it stopped working in heavy rain.

The incident comes nearly one year after a rollercoaster crash left five people seriously injured, including two women who required leg amputations when a carriage on the Smiler rollercoaster collided with a stationery carriage on the same track in June 2015.

Today, 28 people were left stuck on the Galactica ride in Alton Towers, after it stopped moving on the tracks due to a technical fault caused by heavy rainfall. 

Reports say that it took almost 20 minutes to bring the people safely down from the ride when it stopped shortly before 2pm. Some witnesses however, say they were stuck for between 30 and 40 minutes.