The Health Minister Simon Harris has survived a no confidence motion in the Dáil.
The vote broke down as 53 in favour, 58 against with 37 abstentions.
TDs Denis Naughten, Noel Grealish and Michael Lowry voted with the Government.
A large family syndicate from The Naul in north Dublin have emerged as winners of last night's mega €175.4m Euromillions jackpot.
The family have said they are overjoyed at their massive win.
This is the highest winning jackpot in the history of the National Lottery.
The Director of Public Prosecutions has dropped all charges against the man who was accused of murdering David Byrne at the Regency Hotel in Dublin.
Mr Byrne was shot six times when three men dressed as armed gardaí burst into the reception area of the Regency hotel during a boxing weigh-in
The shooting was believed to be revenge for the murder of Gareth Hutch, who was shot dead in Spain four years ago.
A bill to introduce minimum sentences for repeat sex offenders has passed all stages in the Oireachtas.
The Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) (Amendment) Bill 2018 also corrects an anomaly in the law of incest by equalising the penalty for incest where it is committed by a man or a woman.
The revised penalties for repeat sexual offenders are based on proposals brought forward by Minister of State Kevin 'Boxer' Moran last year.
Police in the US state of Florida are investigating after a statue of a sailor kissing a dental assistant to mark the end of World War II was vandalised.
The statue, called 'Unconditional Surrender', was defaced between the mid-afternoon and evening hours of Monday evening.
Officers from the Sarasota Police Department were dispatched after "an unknown individual" spray painted '#MeToo' on a part of the statue.