US Senators have held their final vote in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.
The Senate, which is controlled by a Republican Party majority, acquitted him on two charges on Wednesday.
Senators voted publicly by 'roll-call' - meaning they each spoke and said 'guilty' or 'not guilty'.
The Irish Government is giving €500,000 to the World Health Organisation (WHO) to help fight the coronavirus.
The virus outbreak, centred in China, has killed over 490 people, and infected more than 24,000.
It has spread to over 20 countries - with cases reported in Germany, France, Italy, Belgium, Finland, Spain, Sweden and the UK.
Met Éireann says a storm is set to hit Ireland as voters go to the polls this Saturday.
It says Storm Ciara will bring unsettled weather this weekend.
Very cold air will sweep out of Canada into the North Atlantic, creating a sharp temperature contrast in the atmosphere over the ocean.
Taxpayers paid more than €2.9m for pre-paid envelopes for TDs and Senators in the past three years.
Last year, Oireachtas members used more than 1.1 million of these envelopes.
The new figures have been released under the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act.
Luxury retailer Brown Thomas is to open a flagship store at Dublin's Dundrum Town Centre.
The store will trade over two levels and be made up of over 63,000 sq ft.
This will replace two levels of the existing House of Fraser outlet in the shopping centre.
Main image: Northern Ireland's Finance Minister Conor Murphy is seen during an interview at Stormont Buildings in Belfast | Image: Liam McBurney/PA Wire/PA Images