Evening top 5: Renewed appeal for information after Maynooth assault; Donald Trump disavows alt-right

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Donald Trump 'not looking to go back' over Hillary Clinton emails

President-elect Donald Trump has signalled he wants to move on from the controversy over rival Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server.

Speaking at a meeting with the New York Times, Mr Trump said "no" when asked if he would rule out investigating his Democratic opponent over her family's charity or her use of the server while she was secretary of state.

Woman in Kildare may have been assaulted by someone on the bus with her

Gardaí at the scene where an investigation is under way following a violent assault last night on a teenage girl in Maynooth, Co Kildare | Image: RollingNews.ie

Gardaí say a teenager who was seriously assaulted on Sunday evening in Maynooth may have been attacked by someone who had been on the bus with her.

Kym Owens, a first year student from Caslteblayney in Co Monaghan, was returning to her digs near Maynooth University when she was set upon.

Gardaí have renewed their appeal for witnesses to the brutal attack, which took place in Kildare on Sunday evening.

Report on Ireland's record of symphysiotomies says €34m has been paid out to victims

Survivors of Symphysiotomy have called a new report into Government payouts an 'official whitewash'.

The newly-published report on Ireland's record of symphysiotomies says €34 million has been paid out to victims.

Awards of €50,000, €100,000 or €150,000 were given to all successful claimants.

"I don’t want to energise the group" - Donald Trump disavows the alt-right

President-elect Donald Trump waves to the crowd as he leaves the New York Times building following a meeting. Picture by Mark Lennihan AP/Press Association Images

US President-elect has moved to disavow the alt-right amid continued controversy over the loose-knit fringe group.

It comes after a video showed a group at a white nationalist conference performing Nazi salutes and shouting 'Hail Trump'.

Garda email issues flagged over a year ago, is it any wonder external accounts are used?

Earlier this week, An Garda Siochana confirmed that Commissioner Noirin O’Sullivan has “occasionally used a Gmail address to ensure that Garda business has been discharged effectively”. 

This has, understandably, caused some security concerns, however, it’s hard to believe the fact that the Commissioner would need to use an external mail provider would come as a surprise, given the details of the Garda Inspectorate report.

This document was published in November 2015 and highlighted some key failings in terms of technology within the force.