The top stories this Tuesday night
The Taoiseach Enda Kenny has described the mass grave containing human remains of babies in Tuam as a "chamber of horrors".
The Galway home operated between 1925 and 1961.
Speaking in the Dáil, Mr Kenny says the discovery at the former mother and baby home shows as a society we did not just hide away the dead bodies of tiny human beings - but dug deep to bury our compassion, mercy and humanity itself.
Children's Minister Katherine Zappone has asked for further legal advice, before she votes against a bill to reduce the penalty for illegal abortions.
The Anti-Austerity Alliance/People Before Profit bill would reduce the penalty for abortion from 14 years in jail to a €1 fine.
The bill was debated in the Dáil tonight, and a vote will take place on Thursday.
Ryanair is set to begin offering flights between Dublin and Naples twice a week - starting in the winter.
The Irish company is Italy's most popular airline and it has launched a new Naples winter schedule - which will serve Bologna, Brussels, Budapest, Krakow, Malta, Porto, Thessaloniki, Wroclaw and the Irish capital.
It's fifteen years and one month since Eddie O'Sullivan began his seven year tenure in earnest as Ireland head coach.
The Cork man had been appointed in November 2001 to replace Warren Gatland and the first match as head coach was on February 3rd 2002 as Ireland put six tries by Wales at the old Landsdowne Road.
The match featured Paul O'Connell's first match
From Wednesday, as per last autumn's Budget, the jobseeker's allowance (JSA) for single people over the age of 26 climbs by a fiver to €193 per week.
Consumer advocate and askaboutmoney.com founder Brendan Burgess argued in last week's Sunday Independent, however, that the size of dole payments should be heading - at speed - in the opposite direction as he called for the allowance to be slashed and "private pot" system to be introduced.