Some 128,000 fewer children attended industrial schools in Ireland between 1930 and 1970 than previously thought.
The Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse previously claimed 170,000 childrenattended these institutions in the 40-year period.
But it now says the figure is closer to 42,000.
Dublin Chamber says a 3% increase to commercial rates next year will put more cost pressure on businesses.
It comes as Dublin city councillors voted in favour of the measure as part of its budget for next year.
It will also see a 10% increase in parking charges and a 36% increase to the East Link toll, but council housing rents are not going up.
Plans for new speeding penalties will be brought before Cabinet this morning.
The changes would see drivers fined depending on how much over the speed limit they are.
Anyone breaking the limit by more than 30 kilometres an hour could be prosecuted and fined €2,000.
Sixty-four people have drowned in Ireland so far this year.
That is down from 69 at the same point in 2018 - which had with the fewest drownings in Ireland in 80 years.
At its annual awards ceremony in Dublin on Tuesday, Irish Water Safety will honour rescuers who saved 17 lives.
Nearly 400 children have been on a hospital waiting list for an orthopaedic procedure for at least two years.
A further 1,600 have been waiting for between 12 and 24 months.
Paediatric orthopaedics deal with children with bone, joint or muscle problems, such as scoliosis.