A woman has died and three others have been injured after a gunman walked into a crowded synagogue in California and opened fire.
A 19-year-old male suspect has been arrested on suspicion of carrying out the attack in Poway near San Diego.
US President Donald Trump says the attack on worshippers celebrating the last day of the Jewish festival of Passover is "hard to believe."
A Co Louth TD is warning that criminal gangs are turning the North East into the 'Wild West'.
It follows petrol bomb attacks in Drogheda in the early hours of Saturday morning - less than 48 hours after a shooting in the town which gardaí are treating as attempted murder.
Fianna Fail's Declan Breathnach said the illegal drugs trade and feuding between rival criminal gangs is causing terror in the community.
Consultants have welcomed a commitment by the Minister for Health to resolve a dispute over pay discrimination.
Simon Harris told the IMO AGM in Killarney yesterday that a process is clearly needed to avoid any further risk of industrial action.
The President of the Irish Medical Organisation, Dr Padraig McGarry has welcomed the news - but warned that it can't just be 'talks about talks'.
Sri Lanka's Catholics have celebrated Sunday mass in their homes after churches remained shut over fears of further militant attacks.
A televised mass was broadcast a week after Easter Sunday bombings in hotels and churches across the island killed more than 250 people.
Cardinal Malcolm Randith, the archbishop of Colombo, delivered a homily from a small chapel at his residence.
A workers' memorial day is being marked at Glasnevin Cemetery in Dublin today.
A plaque is being unveiled to remember all those killed in the workplace in Ireland, including two men who died during the renovation of the GPO in 1919.