Morning top 5: May says failure to deliver Brexit would be "catastrophic"; UK police arrest two men in joint operation with gardaí

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Morning top 5: May says failure to deliver Brexit would be "catastrophic"; UK police arrest two men in joint operation with gardaí

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Two days before a key vote in the House of Commons, Theresa May is warning British MPs that failure to deliver Brexit would be catastrophic for Britain.

Writing in the UK's Sunday Express, she's urging them "do what is right for our country."

MPs are widely expected to reject her withdrawal agreement on Tuesday.

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UK police are questioning two men as part of a joint operation into the supply of drugs and firearms in Ireland and the UK.

A 51-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of conspiring to import and supply drugs, firearms and ammunition, as well as money laundering offences.

A 20-year-old is being questioned on suspicion of money laundering.

The UK operation was supported by gardaí.

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A 53-year-old Donegal man has appeared at a special sitting of Roscommon District Court in relation to the attack at a repossessed farmhouse at Falsk, Strokestown, in mid-December.

PJ Sweeney, with an address at Ramelton, Co Donegal, was charged with violent disorder.

Evidence was given in court of arrest, charge and caution, to which the accused made no response.

Judge Deirdre Geraghty refused bail and remanded Mr Sweeney in custody, to appear at Harristown District Court, Castlerea, on Friday.

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Gardaí are appealing for witnesses after a man in his 70s died following a crash in County Cork.

He was the only person in a 4x4 jeep which hit a ditch at Shanlaragh near Dunmanway shortly before 11am yesterday.

He was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.

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An anti-racist event will take place in Rooskey in County Leitrim today.

It'll be held at the scene of a suspicious fire at the Shannon Key West Hotel.

It had been planned that the hotel would be used as a direct provision centre for asylum seekers.