German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said her country will do 'everything' it can to prevent a no-deal Brexit.
She was speaking at Farmleigh in Dublin, after she met with the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar on Thursday.
It was Chancellor Merkel's first visit to Dublin since 2014, and preparations for a no-deal Brexit were high on the agenda.
A woman with terminal cervical cancer has settled her court case over the alleged misreading of a smear test for €2.5 million.
The mother of two, who is in her 40s, had sued over the test that was taken in 2010 under the CervicalCheck programme.
The settlement has been reached with a Texas lab called Clinical Pathology Laboratories, which admitted a breach of duty in relation to the reading of the smear.
A dog who made headlines after travelling from Kildare to Dublin by train has been reunited with his owners.
The pooch, who was named Hamish by Irish Rail staff, boarded the 8.46am train at Sallins to Dublin's Heuston Station on Wednesday.
Irish Rail cared for him throughout the day, and he spent the night with a member of staff.
Educator and advocate Sinéad Burke has been appointed to the Council of State by President Michael D Higgins.
Ms Burke consults within the fashion, architecture and design industries to ensure that spaces and products are accessible to all.
She is responsible for the introduction of the term for little person, 'duine beag', into the Irish language.
The ex-wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has revealed some of the details of their divorce.
MacKenzie Bezos has said her marriage to the world's richest man is now dissolved.
In a tweet, she said: "Grateful to have finished the process of dissolving my marriage with Jeff with support from each other and everyone who reached out to us".