Five stories you might have missed from the weekend

Stormont talks break down; Team Ireland arrives home; and Arnie takes on a troll

Fianna Fáil says Garda Commissioner should reconsider her position

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has said the Garda Commissioner Nóirín O'Sullivan should reconsider her position following the latest revelations surrounding the force if clarity isn't given over latest garda misconduct revelations.

It was revealed last week that Gardaí miscounted the number of drink driving breath-tests they carried out from 2011-2016 by almost one million. 

Shane Long used pregnancy breathing techniques to help Seamus Coleman

Ireland's Shane Long with the injured Seamus Coleman Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Shane Long's cradling of Seamus Coleman was one of the most poignant moments of the Republic of Ireland's 0-0 draw with Wales on Friday night.

The Southampton striker was one of the first respondents of the Everton star on the pitch, and immediately wrapped his arms around his captain, trying to keep the Donegal native calm.

Talks break down on forming new Northern Ireland government

Negotiations on the establishment of a new power-sharing government in Northern Ireland have broken down.
Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams said he does not believe it will be possible for them to reach agreement with other parties before Monday's 4pm deadline.

Its leader at Stormont, Michelle O'Neill, said the republican party will not be nominating a deputy first minister.

Team Ireland arrives home to a hero's welcome

26 Irish athletes have arrived home from the Special Olympics Winter Games in Austria to a hero’s welcome at Dublin Airport.

The team picked up eight medals at the games - including two gold, three silver and three bronze.

Schwarzenegger smacks-down troll who mocked Special Olympics

Hollywood actor Arnold Schwarzenegger has expertly terminated an internet troll who mocked athletes at the Special Olympics World Games.

The former governor of California is a long-time supporter of the Special Olympics and has been acting as an ambassador for the 2017 event in his native Austria.