Ana Kriegel's mother has described her daughter as a "loner" who struggled to make friends and was "endlessly bullied" in school.
She was giving evidence to the jury in the trial of two teenage boys accused of murdering the 14-year-old schoolgirl.
Ana's naked body was found in what the prosecuting barrister Brendan Grehan described as a "dirty, dark and derelict" house in Lucan four days after she went missing in May last year.
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses and information after a man was assaulted in Dublin city centre.
It happened on Prices Lane in Dublin 2 - parallel to Westmoreland Street - at around 10.25pm last Friday night, April 26th.
A 44-year-old man was seriously assaulted by a lone male.
Kerrygold has exceeded €1bn in annual retail value.
The brand owned by Irish dairy farmers is the first Irish food brand to reach this milestone.
It was unveiled by Agriculture Minister Michael Creed to farmer shareholders at the Kerrygold Kitchen in Ornua.
The mother of a teenager who had a corrosive substance thrown over him during an attack in Waterford has called for anyone who witnessed the incident to come forward.
16-year-old Tega Agberhiere sustained first degree burns to his face in the attack at Earlscourt last Thursday.
After spending four days in hospital in Waterford, he was transferred on Tuesday morning to Cork University Hospital due to the severity of his injuries.
Members of An Garda Síochána will take part in Dublin's Pride parade in uniform for the very first time this year.
The Garda Commissioner Drew Harris made the announcement at the Garda Representative Association (GRA) annual conference in Co Kerry on Tuesday.
In 2017, uniformed Gardaí joined their PSNI colleagues in Belfast's gay Pride parade.