Morning top 5: New search for body of Northern Ireland's disappeared; man due in court over Waterford murder

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A new search is getting underway in France for the remains of one of the Disappeared.

33 year-old Seamus Ruddy, who was from Newry, was teaching in a Paris school when he was killed, more than 30 years ago.

This is the fourth time searches have been carried out for his body, near Rouen in northern France.


A man will appear in court this morning charged in connection with the murder of a woman in Waterford.

Samantha Walsh's remains were discovered at a property on Thomas Street in the city on Friday.

A man in his 20's is due before Waterford District Court this morning charged in connection with the investigation


The Dáil is set to debate our Mental Health laws today.

A new bill sponsored by Fianna Fáil aims strengthen the rights of people and children when they're undergoing psychiatric care in hospital.

That includes measures giving patients a voice about their own care.


A surfer's been rescued after spending more than 30 hours in the water off the west coast of Scotland.

Matthew Bryce, who's 22 and from Glasgow, was found clinging to his board 13 miles from the Argyll coast.

The alarm was raised by his family after he didn't return home on Sunday.


One in 3 hospital doctors have experienced burnout, according to a new survey.

Up to 10% reported severe to extremely severe levels of depression, anxiety and stress, despite the finding that over 70% of doctors are strongly motivated to practise medicine.

Four out of 5 doctors reported significant work stress, and felt the effort put into their work exceeded the rewards gained.