A Garda liaison officer has been sent to assist authorities in Malaysia who are trying to find a 15-year-old Irish girl, missing since last Sunday.
Nora Quoirin's family say the teenager - who has special needs - has been abducted, but Malaysian police are still treating it as a missing person's case.
The search is now in its seventh day, with Nora not having been seen since she went to sleep with her family at a holiday resort near Kuala Lumpur last weekend.
The IFA has welcomed a compromise deal that has suspended the long-running beef protests.
Thousands of farmers in the Beef Plan Movement had been picketing outside meat factories for 12 days, in a dispute over prices.
Last night both sides agreed to suspend their protests and legal action immediately.
There are calls for the Gardaí and social media companies to do more to target hate speech and racism.
It comes ahead of a Dublin rally today at Irishtown Garda station and Barrow Street, where many social media companies are based.
Organisers are asking unions, political representatives, campaign groups and other political groups to mobilise for the event.
US President Donald Trump has been criticised for giving a thumbs up while posing with a baby orphaned after a gun attack.
One opponent accused Mr Trump and his wife Melania of using the two-month-old baby as a "prop", while the infant's uncle defended the US president.
Andre and Jordon Anchondo were shot dead in Saturday's attack at a Walmart store as they reportedly shielded their child, who suffered broken fingers during the attack.
A Green Party MEP claims beach-closures will continue to happen regularly in Dublin because of climate change.
Swimming is banned at eight beaches across the city, after leaks from a wastewater treatment plant.
They were caused by heavy rainfall.