Morning top 5: Investigation continues into Dublin murder; seven dead after earthquake in Taiwan

The top stories this Saturday morning...

A full-scale murder hunt is underway today after a fatal shooting at a Dublin hotel yesterday afternoon.

A man in his 30s was killed after a group of gunmen, armed with automatic weapons, burst into the Regency Hotel in Drumcondra during a weigh-in for a boxing match.

Detectives believe up to four attackers were involved in the shooting - two of whom were dressed as gardaí, while one was disguised as a woman with an auburn wig.


A powerful earthquake has caused a building to collapse in southern Taiwan, killing seven people - including a 10-day-old baby.

More than 220 have been rescued from rubble in the city of Tainan - with others structures left tilting.

Many are being treated in hospital as firefighters and soldiers search for more survivors.


The Taoiseach says he does not want independents propping up the next Government like a 'wobbly leg' on a three-legged stool.

Enda Kenny says the only proposition he is interested in is a re-election of the Coalition.

He was addressing a rally in Tipperary last night, three weeks ahead of the General Election.


A group that wants to stop Islam from becoming the dominant force in Europe is launching its Irish branch outside the GPO in Dublin later.

Pegida has been criticised in Europe for being highly conservative on immigration.

Counter-rallies have been organised in response by anti-racism groups.


Two small planes have collided in mid-air, off the coast of Los Angeles.

Lifeguard boats have been unable to find any survivors.

Authorities say it's unclear how many were onboard.