€1.35 million damages is to be paid to the family of a Donegal mother of three who died because of delays in diagnosing her breast cancer.
34-year-old Melissa Hamilton from Killgordon was screened twice before the disease was detected.
It has emerged that Denis O'Brien could be called before the Oireachtas Banking Inquiry.
A TD has confirmed he wants to invite Mr O'Brien to offer evidence - as the High Court rejects an attempt to lift an injunction secured by Mr O'Brien against RTE.
A second man has died after Wednesday's sewer accident in Portmarnock in Dublin.
Alan and Steve Harris were overcome by toxic fumes in the Drum-nigh Wood estate and taken to Beaumont Hospital on Wednesday.
45-year-old Alan died that day, while his brother Steve passed away at Beaumont Hospital at 9am this morning.
The Junior Health Minister has admitted that there are failings in the services being provided at the St John of God's care home in Drumcar, Co Louth.
It comes after a report by HIQA criticised the serious staff shortage at the facility, which in several cases resulted in residents being locked into a unit, unsupervised, while staff dealt with others elsewhere.
The man who became famous as the voice of the Apollo moon launches has died.
Jack King was a NASA public affairs official.
He was 84 and collapsed as he was attending an event at the Space Centre in Florida.