Sinn Fein, Fianna Fail and the centre-right Fine Gael Party of Prime Minister Leo Varadkar secured just under a quarter of seats in parliament each, making it hard to form a government without a coalition.
This is what brought Sinn Fein to victory in the Irish polls.
A general election surge in support for Sinn Fein, once the political wing of the Irish Republican Army, upset Ireland's traditional two-party grip on power.
Prime Minister Leo Varadkar's incumbent Fine Gael party, their centre-right rivals Fianna Fail and left-wingers Sinn Fein all received 22 percent of first preference votes, according to the Ipsos MRBI poll issued as the polls closed at 2200 GMT.
The three-way race led by left-wing Sinn Fein is a new dynamic for the Republic, where governments have been historically dominated by Fine Gael and Fianna Fail.
The burlesque-turned-girl-band, known for songs like "Don't Cha" and "When I Grow Up", will hit the stage from April in Dublin, the band says.
Turkey’s giant new hub, Istanbul Airport, hosted more than 40 million passengers, mainly using international flights, since opening its doors last year.
Talks between Britain and the EU teetered on the brink of collapse on Tuesday with tit-for-tat claims of intransigence ahead of the October deadline for Brexit. Bank of England warned despite preparations, no-deal Brexit will hit UK households hard.
Scotland win 34-0 against Samoa in Kobe that saw Pacific islanders finish a man down.
At the beginning of his party's annual conference in the northern city of Manchester, Johnson wants to rally his party with the "do or die" message that he will deliver Brexit by the end of October, with or without a deal.
The European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says the Irish-British border should be controlled if Britain leaves the bloc without a deal while the British government will be responsible for that.
Opponents of the government claim British Prime Minister Boris Johnson unlawfully shut the parliament until October 14 to prevent lawmakers from scrutinising his plan to take Britain out of the EU at the end of next month.
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