Morning top 5: Haiti death toll; Trump apology and Roscommon crash

The top stories this Saturday morning

Nearly 900 people are now known to have died in Haiti after parts of the country were left devastated by Hurricane Matthew.

The storm's now sweeping along the east coast of the U.S, where more than half a million people are without power.

Northern Florida, Georgia and South Carolina remain on high alert.


Donald Trump has apologised after a video emerged, appearing to show him making lewd remarks and using sexually explicit language about women.

The footage was filmed eleven years ago, and the Republican presidential candidate says it was "locker room banter".

His opponent Hillary Clinton has tweeted to say it is "horrific".


The Garda Commissioner Noirin O'Sullivan says the force will co-operate fully with an inquiry into allegations of bullying and intimidation of garda whistleblowers.

Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald says former high court judge Justice Iarlaith O'Neill will have six weeks to carry out the review and report back to her.

Commissioner O'Sullivan says that anyone who brings forward concerns or issues will be taken seriously.


Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic accident.

One man died in the two vehicle collision in Roscommon last night.

The man in his 50s died after his motorcycle collided with a tractor on the N5 between Strokestown and Scramoge Cross.

The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was removed to Roscommon Hospital.


Three men remain in Garda custody in connection with a cash in transit robbery in Meath.

Officers foiled a cash in transit robbery outside a bank in Dunboyne yesterday morning.

A firearm was also recovered after gardaí from a number of units intercepted what they are calling a number of high level targets during the course of the incident.

At least one of them was wearing full body armour and they had a firearm with them.