Morning top 5: Search continues for missing fisherman; Murder investigation launched in Armagh

Your top stories this Saturday morning

A land and sea search is underway off the coast of Dublin this morning for a missing fisherman.

The man was on board a small vessel near Skerries when the boat he and another man were on sank yesterday afternoon.

The second man is receiving medical treatment.


Police investigating the murder of two pensioners in County Armagh are questioning a 40 year-old man.

He was arrested after the pair - thought to be in their 80's - were found dead at their home in Portadown yesterday afternoon.

It's believed they'd been stabbed.



Eleven men are now in custody following the Manchester bombing.

Two further arrests were made after raids overnight.

Police in Manchester say they're making 'immense' progress.

They say they want people to 'enjoy themselves' as security's increased at today's FA Cup final at Wembley, the Premiership Rugby Cup Final and an Anastasia concert in Greater Manchester.


The two Fine Gael leadership hopefuls held their second of four debates last night in Carlow.

Leo Varadkar and Simon Coveney were quizzed by members on the 8th amendment, agriculture, Donald Trump and who they'd do a deal with in government.

Both tried to set out their vision for the future of Fine Gael, and said they won't let the outcome of the race start a rift in the party.

Leo Varadkar said if he wins he'll not just look after his own constituency.



A group of European democrats are meeting in Ireland today to discuss how to improve the European Union.

DiEM25 which was founded by former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis, will launch its Irish branch in the Tivoli theatre in Dublin this evening.

The group consists of citizens and politicians from across Europe who want to make the Union's institutions more democratic to ensure it survives.

Wessel Reijers who's part of the movement explains why they decided to come together.