Evening top 5: Families and communities "devastated" after Buncrana tragedy; Obama and Castro meet in Cuba

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Funeral for members of extended family who died in Donegal to take place Thursday

A funeral service for five victims of the same family who died after a car plunged off a pier and into the sea in Donegal will take place on Thursday.

Sean McGrotty (49) died along with his sons Mark (12) and Evan (8), his mother-in-law Ruth Daniels (59) and Ruth's daughter Jodie Lee Daniels (14) at Buncrana on Sunday evening.

The Daniels and McGrotty families say they are devastated by the tragic events of last night.

"I had a knot in my stomach all the time and thought I shouldn't feel like this" - Jack McGrath discusses his struggles with mental health

Jack McGrath insists it's time for men to start sharing their feelings and opened up about his struggle with mental health on Newstalk Breakfast this morning.

The Ireland international loosehead prop joined Chris and Ivan on this morning's show and shared his personal experience with listeners.

"My brother tragically died in 2010 and it was a shock to the family. The reason I got involved in the campaign was because of how I dealt with it" he said.

TD Michael Healy-Rae hospitalised after attack by cow in Co Kerry

Independent Kerry TD Michael Healy-Rae was hospitalised last night after a run-in with a cow.

It is understood he was injured while working with cattle on the family farm.

Apple unveil new iPhone and iPad Pro in California

Apple have this evening confirmed what leaks told us weeks ago; there’s a new 4-inch phone and iPad Pro on the way into stores shortly.

Apple CEO Tim Cook also took the opportunity of the product launch event to address the ongoing battle with the FBI.

The event took place at Apple HQ and was considerably smaller than previous launches.

Barack Obama meets with Raul Castro as historic Cuba trip continues

Barack Obama has met with the Cuban President Raul Castro today on day two of his historic visit to Cuba.

The two leaders shook hands, exchanged words and smiled for the cameras as they met at the Palace of the Revolution in Havana.

The two presidents held a "frank and candid" meeting this afternoon to discuss economic and democratic reforms.