Evening top 5: Dublin All-Ireland champions again; Aleppo crisis continues

Saturday's big stories

Dublin have retained the All-Ireland title for the first time since 1977.

A last minute free from Cillian O'Connor failed to reach the target, ensuring that Jim Gavin's charges would secure the Sam Maguire for the second consecutive year and their fourth since 2011.

They looked to have been assured of the honours inside the final minutes but Mayo clawed their way back to within a point but the O'Connor was just outside his range.


France has described the latest attack on an Aleppo hospital as "war crimes" and says the "perpetrators will be held accountable".

At least two barrel bombs hit the largest hospital in a rebel-held part of the besieged Syrian city of Aleppo, an organisation that supports it said.

The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which monitors the conflict, said at least one person died.


Robin Williams’ widow has revealed that a little-known disease he was suffering from when he died was like a "terrorist within his brain".

The Oscar-winning actor took his own life in 2014 without knowing what was wrong with him.

Writing in the Neurology journal, Susan Schneider says her husband had been suffering from Lewy body disease, which has characteristics common to both Alzheimer's and Parkinson's. 


The number of extra hospital beds needed to provide an "internationally acceptable" health service is equivalent to six large hospitals, according to a group representing consultants.

Dr Tom Ryan, the president of the Irish Hospital Consultants Association (IHCA), made the warning at the organisation’s annual conference in Kilkenny.

He said members of the public are being forced to accept "healthcare rationing" as hospitals prioritise balancing budgets.


It was the final putt of the opening day, and it brought the most enduring image from the Ryder Cup so far.

Rory McIlroy's eagle on the 16th hole on Friday evening, closed the gap to 5-3 at the end of Friday's four-balls. The result sealed a winning session for Europe after they lost 4-0 in the morning's foursomes.

McIlroy's win with Thomas Pieters meant that Europe ended the day with a badly needed win.