Morning top 5: Orange snow and ice warning in effect; Arab League slams "dangerous" Trump Jerusalem announcement; Man shot in Dublin

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An orange weather warning remains in place for 13 counties across the country this morning.

Met Eireann is warning of icy conditions and snow accumulations of between 4cm and 8cm.

There's also a yellow snow and ice warning affecting 5 counties, including Dublin, Waterford and parts of Ulster and Connacht.

The forecaster has also issued yellow wind and rain warnings.


Gardaí are investigating after a man in his 40s was shot in the leg in Dublin last night.

The incident happened in the Coultry Crescent area of Ballymun at around 9:45am.

He was taken to the Mater Hospital where his condition this morning is not yet known.

The attack comes just days after shots were fired during a planned garda search of a house in the area. A garda and an 18-year-old man were injured in the incident.


Gardaí are appealing for witnesses after a stabbing in County Waterford in the early hours of yesterday morning.

A man in his thirties was seriously injured after being stabbed during a row between two men shortly after 3am on Keating Street in Dungarvan.

The victim was rushed to University Hospital Waterford where he underwent emergency surgery, and is in a stable condition.

An 18 year old man was arrested in connection with the incident and is being held at Dungarvan Garda Station.


The Arab League says Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel is a "dangerous violation of international law."

Foreign ministers from the organisation's member states are urging the US to abandon the move.

They also say they'll seek a United Nations Security Council resolution to reject it.

Protests continued across the Palestinian territories yesterday - while Hamas claims two people were killed after Israeli warplanes struck military targets in Gaza.


A homeless protest concert is being organised on the streets outside the Dáil this week.

Glen Hansard and Frances Black are among the musicians joining the 'My Name Is' campaign in raising awareness about the crisis on Tuesday.

Anthony Flynn from Dublin's Inner City Helping Homeless (ICHH) says they're setting up a stage at Molesworth Street and will be there from noon.

Meanwhile, with sub-zero temperatures setting in, homeless services are appealing to the public to contact them if they see any rough sleepers.