Morning top 5: DART services return to normal after train derailment; Grenfell Tower inquiry to officially open

Information supplied by Met Éireann

Rail services in Dublin are returning to normal this morning, following last night's derailment in Dun Laoghaire.

Passengers escaped injury when a DART train went off the tracks at low speed.

Three separate investigations into the incident are underway, after it caused the cancellation of services last night between Lansdowne Road and Bray.


The public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire officially gets started in the UK later today.

Its chairman will give an opening statement to the investigation, which will look at the cause and spread of the fire, high-rise regulations, and the actions of the local authority.

At least 80 people died in the blaze in London earlier this year.


Fine Gael's annual pre-Dáil think-in gets underway in County Tipperary.

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar will open the conference later this morning, with a focus on the challenges of health and homelessness.

There will also be a look ahead to next month's budget.


A criminal investigation has been opened in Florida after eight elderly people died when their nursing home lost power in hurricane Irma.

Authorities believe their deaths were heat-related after air conditioning at the home cut out.


Almost three quarters of teachers say they haven't been given enough resources to teach online safety.

The finding's contained in a new report on cyber security, from CyberSafeIreland, which suggests we are failing in our duty to protect young people.

The study says 32% of children haven't spoken to their parents about their online activities.