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The Sun criticised over Varadkar editorial; AC/DC co-founder Malcolm Young dies at 64

Martin says Sinn Féin 'as unreformed and unsuitable for government as ever'

The Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has criticised Sinn Féin, claiming it is "unacceptable" as a government party.

He was speaking after Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams announced he will step down as leader next year.

Speaking at his party's Ard Fheis, he said: "We will grow even stronger in the future. But leadership means knowing when it is time for change."

AC/DC co-founder Malcolm Young dies at 64

Malcolm Young is seen in a tribute photo posted on the AC/DC website | Image:

Malcolm Young, who co-founded the hard rock band AC/DC with his younger brother, has died aged 64.

The guitarist - described as a "visionary, a perfectionist and a unique man" - had been suffering from dementia for several years.

Criticism after The Sun tells Varadkar: "Shut your gob" over Brexit

There has been criticism of the UK version of The Sun newspaper, which has used choice phrases to criticise Taoiseach Leo Varadkar.

In an editorial, the paper uses the headline: "Ireland's naive young prime minister should shut his gob on Brexit and grow up".

It then offers "some advice", suggesting Mr Varadkar "needs to accept" that Britain is leaving the European Union.

Saoirse Ronan to host US sketch show Saturday Night Live

Saoirse Ronan attending the 2016 Vanity Fair Oscar Party at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in 2016 | Image: Dennis Van Tine/Geisler-Fotopres/DPA/PA Images

Irish actress Saoirse Ronan is to host iconic US sketch show Saturday Night Live in December.

The Academy Award nominee will helm the programme on December 2nd - which will also feature U2 as musical guests.

Centralisation plan could several hospitals stop providing trauma care

A number of hospitals across the country are to reportedly stop providing trauma care as part of a new centralisation strategy.

The Sunday Business Post says this is part of new measures to cut down on overcrowding.

A report recommends the new strategy, which would create two major trauma units: one to be based in Dublin and one in Cork.