The Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald says she's 'absolutely convinced' that a deal can be reached with the DUP to restore power-sharing in the North.
Talks to get the Stormont Assembly back up and running began last week.
It has been more than two years since it collapsed following a row between both parties.
In the UK, the Brexit Party is polling higher than the two major parties combined ahead of this month's European election.
Nigel Farage's party is on course to get 34% of the votes according to the latest poll there.
Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party are on 21%, while Theresa May's Conservative Party are well back on 11%.
An elderly man has died in a hit and run in Co Roscommon.
It happened in Keadue at approximately 11.00pm on Saturday night.
The pedestrian, aged in his 80s, was killed when he was struck by a car.
A teenager is assisting Gardaí after an 18-year-old man died after being stabbed in a Dublin park on Friday.
Gardaí investigating the stabbing in Finsbury Park in Dundrum say they are following a definite line of enquiry.
Officers have said they are currently considering any racial motive in relation to the investigation.
A Mexican wrestling star has died in the ring during a show in London.
Silver King - whose real name was Cesar Barron - was performing on Saturday night when he reportedly collapsed.
The 51-year-old starred alongside Jack Black in the 2006 film 'Nacho Libre'.