The Evening Top 5: Thousands attend March For Choice in Dublin, Fianna Fail see drop in support

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GALLERY: Tweets and pics from today's March For Choice in Dublin

The city centre of Dublin was the site of a massive march in support of the Repeal The 8th movement this afternoon.

Early estimates on the number of attendees range from between 20,000 to almost 100,000, as the bad weather failed to deter people from taking part in the March For Choice.

Fianna Fáil see a drop in support in latest poll

Support for the two groups in government has fallen slightly over the summer, according to a new opinion poll.

The Red C poll for the Sunday Business Post also shows a slight drop support for Fianna Fáil, despite the fact that the usually quiet summer period is often reflected in rising support for the parties in government.

Despite the two point drop, Fianna Fáil - which is supporting the government from outside - remains the most popular party on 27%.

Fifth person dies following shooting at shopping mall in Seattle

A gunman is at large after five people were killed in a shooting at a shopping centre in Washington state.

Police have released an image of the gunman, who they described as a Hispanic man wearing black and armed with a "hunting-type" rifle.

Businesses, commuters hit as Dublin Bus strike enters sixth day

Thousand of commuters and businesses are facing severe disruption again today, as the sixth day of the Dublin Bus strike is underway.

Business owners in the capital say the strikes are costing them thousands of euro in trade.

Retail Excellence Ireland (REI) is calling for an immediate solution to be found to resolve the strike, as it says retail sales plunge by up to 60% today and yesterday.

Report claims 100,000 lives saved because of Ireland's 8th amendment

A new report claims some 100,000 lives have been saved because of Ireland's 8th amendment.

The Pro Life Campaign has commissioned an actuarial report to estimate how many lives have been saved because of the amendment.

While it says it is impossible to arrive at a precise figure, it compares Ireland with other countries which have abortion.