Sport Ireland to suspend and withhold funding to FAI
Sport Ireland is to 'suspend and withhold' future funding to the Football Association of Ireland (FAI).
It has made the decision in the wake of the FAI's written opening statement to an Oireachtas Committee.
The football association will admit that it broke State finding rules when it appears before the committee tomorrow.
Tusk says there's 'little reason to believe' UK can ratify Brexit deal by June 30th
European Council President Donald Tusk has told EU leaders he's proposing a flexible Brexit extension of "no longer than one year".
Mr Tusk has written to leaders ahead of tomorrow's key emergency summit, where Theresa May's request for another delay will be top of the agenda.
The British prime minister has asked for Article 50 to be extended until June 30th.
However, Mr Tusk says there's "little reason to believe" the House of Commons can ratify the withdrawal agreement before that date due to "deep divisions" in the UK parliament.
Report uncovers 'underestimation' of real cost of National Children's Hospital
An independent review into the costs of the National Children's Hospital has identified weaknesses in terms of set-up, planning, budget, execution and governance.
The Government has published the report, which was carried out by PWC, and accepted its recommendations.
The report says that the vast majority of the €450m increase was down to an "underestimation of the real cost of the project."
"No security incident" at Garda HQ involving Commissioner, force insists
There was "no security incident" involving the Garda Commissioner at the force's headquarters last month, the force has insisted.
Their statement comes in the wake of reports about an incident on March 25th.
A Garda spokesperson today blamed a malfunctioning bollard for the damaging the vehicle Commissioner Drew Harris was in.
HSE spent over €76,000 on taxis every day last year
The HSE spent over €76,000 on taxis every day last year.
That is according to information obtained by Newstalk under Freedom of Information Act.
The data shows the executive spent €27.9m on taxis across the organisation last year.
The HSE said taxis are largely used to transfer patients between hospitals and for the transfer of patient charts and files between hospitals.