Morning top 5: Man dies after Dublin hit and run; court removes impeached South Korean president from office

The top stories this Friday morning...

A man knocked down in a hit and run in Artane in Dublin on Wednesday night has died from his injuries.

He was struck by a white van which failed to stop at Hazelwood Drive at around 10pm.

A man in his 30s is helping detectives with their inquiries.


A number of religious groups have been defending their contribution to the cost of the child abuse redress scheme.

It follows reports that just 13% has been received of the promised 50-50 compensation split with the State.

Initial estimates placed the cost of the redress scheme at €250 million, but the final bill is over €1.5 billion.


A South Korean court has formally removed impeached President Park Geun-hye from office over a corruption scandal, sparking rallies that have left two people dead.

The country's first female leader has been accused of allowing a close friend to profit from her connections with the presidency.

She was impeached in December after weeks of protests aimed at securing her resignation.


German police have arrested a man accused of attacking people with an axe at a railway station.

Seven people were injured - one seriously - in Dusseldorf last night.

A 36-year-old from the former Yugoslavia has been arrested, with police saying the suspected is believed to suffer from mental health problems.


Several US states are joining forces to fight Donald Trump's revised travel ban, which restricts visitors from six predominantly Muslim countries.

The President's original executive order was replaced after legal challenges blocked its implementation.

Washington's state attorney general, Robert Ferguson, thinks a court injunction against the initial travel ban still applies to the new order: