UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson called for unity after his party secured their biggest majority since the 1980s in yesterday's General Election.
He said the country deserves "a permanent break from talking about Brexit" in his first speech since retaining the keys to Number 10.
He said he received an "overwhelming mandate" from the election to "get Brexit done" and pledged that the UK would leave the EU by January 31.
In other election news, Northern Irish nationalist parties have overtaken unionists in the House of Commons for the first time following yesterday's vote.
Final results showed the DUP, who had been in a confidence and supply arrangement with the Conservatives, losing two seats, including deputy leader Nigel Dodd's seat in North Belfast going to Sinn Féin's John Finucane.
Sinn Féin retained seven seats - losing their Foyle seat but gaining North Belfast - while the SDLP went from no seats in the House of Commons to two.
The US House of Representatives judiciary committee has approved two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump.
The committee voted to press formal charges against Mr Trump who is accused of abusing his power by trying to force Ukraine to investigate political rival Joe Biden and of obstructing Congress when politicians tried to investigate.
A full vote will now be held next week.
Children’s chemotherapy sessions are being cancelled due to an increase in Emergency Department presentations at Crumlin Children’s Hospital.
The hospital said it is under pressure due to a rise in the flu, the winter vomiting bug and respiratory tract infections.
115 children under the age of 14 have been hospitalised and admitted to critical care during the current flu season.
Minister of Transport, Tourism, and Sport, Shane Ross, and Minister of State Brendan Griffin have confirmed they will be meeting with the FAI Board next Monday.
In a statement this afternoon from the Department of Transport, Tourism, and Sport, they confirmed news of the meeting and also their disappointment at the delay in appointing independent directors.
Yesterday the FAI confirmed they had identified their preferred candidate for the role of the independent chairperson of the organisation from a shortlist of three.