Two Irish people test positive for the coronavirus
Two Irish citizens have tested positive for the coronavirus, acting Tánaiste Simon Coveney has said.
They are currently being treated in a hospital in Japan.
Six Irish citizens have so far been repatriated from Wuhan City in China - the epicentre of the viral outbreak.
Aodhán Ó Ríordáin joins Labour Party leadership race
Labour TD Aodhán Ó Ríordáin is joining the race for leader of the party.
His nomination follows that of his party colleague Alan Kelly, who announced his intention to run earlier on Tuesday.
Mr Ó Ríordáin told Ivan Yates the party has to reconnect with people on new ground.
Doctor who suffered cardiac arrest 'lucky' it happened at Dublin Airport
A cardiologist who suffered a cardiac arrest after landing in Dublin has said he was lucky it happened at Dublin Airport, rather than anywhere else.
Dr Farqad Alamgir is a consultant cardiologist who is based in the UK.
He said he is frequently in Ireland to teach people a procedure that he first did in Britain.
Plan for 657 apartments in north Dublin gets green light
Planning permission has been granted for a controversial housing development in Clontarf in north Dublin.
Over 650 apartments are to be built on playing fields beside St Anne's Park, despite major objections.
Locals felt the complex was an over-development of the area, and wanted a smaller number of houses built instead.
Woman found alive five days after going missing in Australian wilderness
A woman who went missing in Australian bushland during heavy rain and flooding has been found alive after five days.
26-year-old Chinese student Yang Chen went missing in the Gold Coast area on the morning of Wednesday 12th February.
She was separated from her walking partner, with her disappearance sparking a widespread search.