The Irish Patients' Association says it is worrying there has been no explanation on what contingency plans are being put in place for tomorrow's strike by health support workers.
Some 10,000 staff are walking off the job at 38 hospital and healthcare facilities including cleaners, chefs and porters.
It is in a row over a job-evaluation scheme.
There were 20,000 incidents of domestic violence against women and children last year, according to Women's Aid.
The charity is launching an app that allows victims to capture evidence of abuse.
This is being done along with the Vodafone Ireland Foundation and the Gardaí.
The Government will approve the use of body cameras for Gardaí this morning.
Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan will ask his Cabinet colleagues for approval to draft a bill to make it legal for the Gardaí to wear the cameras.
The Garda Commissioner previously said they might be ruled out because of the potential high cost.
The Government will publish its Summer Economic Statement later, giving us a first look at what Budget 2020 might be like.
Two separate budgets are being prepared to plan for both a hard and a soft Brexit.
Paschal Donohoe is going to announce budget 2020 on October 8th - three weeks before the Brexit deadline.
Swimming is banned at four Dublin beaches for the coming days.
The news comes as a heatwave is forecast for later this week.
Seapoint, Sandycove, the Forty Foot and Dollymount are all to shut to swimmers.