Morning top 5: People hospitalised after Tayto Park collapse; FG keep lead; and Philip Cairns anniversary

The top stories this Sunday morning

Up to 10 people have been taken to hospital after a stairway collapsed at Tayto Park last night.

It is understood the incident happened in the newly-opened 'House of Horrors' attraction which had been developed for Halloween.

While there are no reports of any serious injuries the Health and Safety Authority is investigating.

Tayto Park remained open following the incident and is due to open again today.


Fine Gael has retained a narrow lead as the most popular party in the country, according to a new opinion poll.

However the Millward Brown poll for the Sunday Independent reveals that Fianna Fáil's Micheál Martin is still the most popular party leader on 43%.

The poll, which was taken before and after the budget, has Fine Gael on 29%, with Fianna Fáil on 27% and Sinn Féin on 20%.


Enda Kenny has refused to speculate on his future in the Dáil, saying there are too many other issues on his desk.

He was speaking last night as he attended the annual Fine Gael presidential dinner - his 15th as party leader.

While the Taoiseach has ruled out leading Fine Gael into the next election, he has not yet indicated if he wants to continue as a TD.


It is 30 years today since schoolboy Philip Cairns vanished on his way to school in Rathfarnham in Dublin.

Gardaí are making a special anniversary appeal for anyone with information to come forward.

A recently formed community group is staging a rally this lunchtime to commemorate his disappearance.


Donald Trump says he plans to sue the women accusing him of sexual assault, after the election.

The US Republican candidate has also been outlining what he would do in his first 100 days as US president if he wins the election.

Meanwhile, footage has emerged of Mr Trump praising his rival Hillary Clinton in 2008.

In an interview with the cable channel NY1, he calls the Democratic nominee "a wonderful woman", and commends both her career and her husband Bill Clinton.