The TV licence fee will apply to laptops, tablets and other devices people watch programmes on under new Government plans.
A new bill will see the Government tender for companies to collect the licence fee, in a bid to crack down on non-payment.
The bill being brought by the Communications Minister Richard Bruton will also reduce the levy independent broadcasters have to pay.
The Government will announce major changes today to laws on the possession of drugs for personal use.
On the first occasion, a person will be referred by the Gardaí to the HSE for a health screening and 'brief intervention'.
The second time, the Gardaí will have discretion to issue an adult caution.
The new British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has seen his party lose a seat in a by-election already.
Liberal Democrat candidate Jane Dodds has won the contest in Brecon and Radnorshire in Wales.
It means his working majority in the UK House of Commons is down to just one.
A Fianna Fáil Senator says not a single recommendation of an Oireachtas committee report on a united Ireland has been actioned by Government.
Mark Daly compiled the report two years ago today.
But he says of the 17 recommendations, none of them have been implemented.
GPs were paid nearly €549m for treating medical card patients last year.
According to details released under the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act, three Dublin-based doctors got more than €900,000.
Some 37 doctors across Ireland got at least €500,000, while the average payment was €190,000.