Mary Lou McDonald's maternal grand-uncle James O'Connor was executed in 1922 during the Civil War.
Nasa unveils new spacesuit for Moon surface mission
Munster won the URC Championship and with it took home their first trophy in 12 seasons.
An event to mark the centenary of the end of the Civil War in the Garden of Remembrance drew an end to the decade of centenaries.
French director Justine Triet became the third female director to win the Cannes Film Festival's Palme d'Or.
US president Joe Biden and Speaker of the House of Rep Kevin McCarthy reached a tentative deal to raise the federal government's $31.4 trillion debt ceiling.