The top stories this Friday evening...
Visa has experienced a "service disruption" that left businesses across Europe - including Ireland - unable to process payments.
Visa confirmed the outage in a tweet this afternoon.
Irish banks and retailers were continuing to report problems with card payments on Friday evening.
The deaths of two teenagers in a drowning accident in Co Clare is being described as a tragedy which has stunned the local community.
The boys died after getting into difficulty while swimming at a quarry near Ennis on Thursday afternoon.
This tragedy unfolded shortly after 3.00pm when a group of young people were swimming at a disused quarry near Kockanean.
A 13-year-old boy has appeared before the Children's Court for the second time, charged with the murder of schoolgirl Anastasia Kriégel.
The 14-year-old's body was found in a derelict farmhouse in Lucan, Co Dublin two weeks ago.
The 13-year-old boy accused of Ana's murder cannot be named as he is a minor.
Donald Trump has said the previously cancelled summit with North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un will now go ahead in just over a week.
The meeting has been set for June 12th in Singapore - but President Trump called it off last week.
Today, senior North Korean official Kim Yong Chol visited the White House to personally deliver a letter from Kim Jong Un to President Trump.
Speaking to reporters after the meeting, the US President confirmed the summit was back on.
Independent News and Media (INM) has failed to overturn the ODCE's decision to apply to the High Court for inspectors to be appointed to look into its affairs.
The Director of Corporate Enforcement wants to move them in on foot of his concerns about the way the company is run.
This whole process began in November 2016 when INM's then-CEO Robert Pitt made a number of protected disclosures.