Morning top 5: Six dead after mosque shooting in Canada; Theresa May to meet Enda Kenny in Dublin

The top stories this Monday morning...

Six people have been killed and eight are injured after a shooting at a mosque in Canada's Quebec City during evening prayers.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has described it as a "terrorist attack on Muslims".

The building's now been evacuated - and two people have been arrested.


The Taoiseach will meet the British Prime Minister to discuss Brexit when Theresa May visits Dublin later today.

The main focus of their talks will be on how they can maintain the common travel area between the North and South.

The upcoming election in Northern Ireland will also be on the agenda.


Donald Trump has issued a statement in response to growing protests over his travel ban.

The US president insists his decision to bar people from seven mainly Muslim countries "is not about religion".

He has also hit out at Republican colleagues who have criticised him - saying they "should focus their energies on ISIS, illegal immigration and border security".


The Minister for Education is to announce plans to provide more multi-denominational schools today.

Education and Training Boards Ireland has welcomed the plans, saying more parents are looking for multi-denominational schools as Irish society becomes increasingly multi-ethnic and multi-cultural.


Thomas ‘Slab’ Murphy will find out later this morning if his attempt to overturn his conviction for tax evasion has been successful.

The prominent Republican, of Ballybinaby, Hackballscross, Co Louth was jailed for 18 months following a trial before the Special Criminal Court.

However, he launched an appeal last November against both the conviction and the sentence handed down.