A new report recommends banning the public from rape trials in Northern Ireland.
The review by retired British Judge John Gillen was ordered in the wake of a trial in Belfast last year, in which rugby players Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding were acquitted of rape.
As well as stopping the public from attending trials, he says new laws should also be brought in to manage the "dangers" from social media.
The number of sex crimes reported to the Gardaí increased by 26% last year.
The Government will launch a new national awareness campaign aimed at tackling sexual violence and harassment.
"No Excuses" will feature ads on TV, radio, cinema and social media - showing different scenarios in a bid to get people to think about their behaviour.
Labour has accused Fine Gael of making the National Broadband Plan a political project that does not make financial sense.
Finance Minister Pascal Donohoe went against advice from officials in the Department of Public Expenditure that the plan was a massive risk to state finances and a leap of faith by the Government.
Officials also warned some projects may have to be cancelled to meet the €3bn cost of the plan.
Half of young people in Ireland will have experienced significant mental health difficulties by the age of 25.
A number of videos are to be launched today by the Royal College of Surgeons, to help young people who may be struggling.
They will be available in both English and Gaeilge, and subtitled versions will also be available.
Apple is once again Ireland's largest company with sales of almost €120bn.
The tech giant tops the Irish Times Top 1,000 Companies for 2019, due to the fact that it puts all its sales outside of the US through Ireland.
Google took second place - with construction industry supplier CRH in third.