A protest by farmers is continuing outside the Dáil this morning.
The group say they are highlighting the challenges in the sector and they will not leave until the Agriculture Minister Michael Creed meets them.
Tuesday saw traffic chaos in the area, as over 100 tractors blocked routes - with further disruption likely today.
The Central Mental Hospital has told the health watchdog it broke its approved capacity of female patients last month because of a shortage of space.
It followed a woman being found not guilty of a crime by reason of insanity, and the hospital was legally required to find space for her.
In a letter released under the Freedom of Information Act, the hospital told the Mental Health Commission it was now at risk of being non-compliant with privacy regulations.
The Education Minister Joe McHugh says he is open to suggestions on how to speed up the access to education for children in emergency direct provision.
It comes after Newstalk revealed earlier this week that up to 30 children staying at The M Hotel in Carrickmacross in Co Monaghan had not attended school for two months.
Minister Mc Hugh told the Dáil on Tuesday that places had been secured for three post-primary children, and discussions are continuing to find places for the primary school children.
Officials in Vietnam say 16 of the bodies found in the back of lorry in England last month have been repatriated.
Local media is reporting the bodies have arrived into the international airport in Hanoi.
It is understood the remains of the rest of the 39 migrants discovered in a refrigerated container will return later.
A warning is going out to consumers ahead of a spending spree on Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
FraudSMART and Gardaí say over €4bn is expected to be spent online with payment cards during November and December.
They are alerting people to the risks of fraud when buying from sites - around three-quarters of all card fraud happens online.