Ireland's economy could face a 'sizeable and immediate shock' if there's a no-deal Brexit.
It's among the findings of the latest economic outlook by the ESRI, which says the situation in the UK makes the Budget choice 'particularly complex.'
It also found the Irish economy looks set to perform 'robustly' in 2019, with GDP set to increase by just under 5%.
Two people have been killed in a crash in Limerick.
The single vehicle collision happened just after midnight on the Shelbourne Road at Watch House Cross just outside Limerick city.
The road is closed and diversions are in place.
Donald Trump says the phone call triggering opposition politicians to open an impeachment inquiry against him was "perfect".
The US president yesterday released a summary of his conversation with Ukraine's leader, in which he asked him to investigate rival politician Joe Biden.
A number of Democrats have claimed he has violated the constitution, but Mr Trump struck a defiant tone with reporters in New York - suggesting the "witch hunt continues".
Simon Coveney says he is cautiously optimistic about Ireland's chances of getting a seat on the UN Security Council.
The President, Taoiseach, Tánaiste and six other Government ministers traveled to New York this week to canvass at the UN.
Ireland is competing with Norway and Canada for one of two seats on the Security Council in 2021.
North Dublin TD Tommy Broughan says he is hopeful a fresh inquest into the Stardust disaster will provide closure for the victims' families.
48 people died in a fire at the Stardust nightclub in Artane on Valentine's Day in 1981, while 200 were injured.
In granting the inquiry, the Attorney General pointed to a lack of clarity around how the deaths happened in the original investigations.
The families of the victims, who have long been campaigning for a fresh inquest, are due to speak later this morning.