Morning top 5: Hillary Clinton blames James Comey for defeat; Conor McGregor secures second UFC title

The top stories this Sunday morning...

Hillary Clinton has reportedly blamed FBI director James Comey for her surprise defeat in the US election.

Two of her campaign funders say she made the comments in a conference call with them.

The FBI announced 11 days before the election that she was once again being investigated for using a private email server.


The Taoiseach and Tánaiste will attend Remembrance Sunday services in Northern Ireland today.

A minutes silence will be held across the UK later to honour those killed in the first and second world wars and other conflicts.

Enda Kenny will lay a wreath in Enniskillen where 12 people were died in an IRA bomb at the ceremony almost 30 years ago.


Campaigners say the crisis at Dublin's main childrens' hospitals this weekend proves there is an 'unmitigated disaster' ahead - if the government builds the new National Childrens' Hospital in the city centre.

An early surge in respiratory infections left Temple Street, Crumlin and Tallaght Hospitals all appealing to parents to bring children to their GPs and only come to hospital in cases of emergency.


Fianna Fáil remains the most popular party in the country.

A new poll for the Behaviour and Attitudes Survey for the Sunday Times shows the party unchanged on 30%.

Fine Gael has made small gains at 28% while Labour dropped to 3%.

Sinn Féin's on 17%, the Greens are on 2%, AAA/PBP are on 3%, the Independent Alliance are on 5% and other Independents have 11% support.


Conor McGregor has beaten Eddie Alvarez in his UFC title bout in New York.

He knocked out his American opponent in Round 2 of the fight at Madison Square Garden.

The Dubliner is now the first UFC fighter to hold title belts in two different weight-classes at the same time.