The Ombudsman says some people were placed in 'extreme poverty' by the recovery of social welfare overpayments.
Peter Tyndall investigated the issue because of a big increase in complaints.
He claims the Department of Social Protection did not deal fairly with recovering overpayments in a significant number of cases.
There is a call for all licensed money lenders to carry a tobacco-style warning.
The St Vincent de Paul says "Warning: This is a high cost loan" should be on all money-lending advertisements and literature.
The society says there is an estimated 330,000 customers of money-lenders in Ireland.
The British Prime Minister Boris Johnson thinks Brexit will provide a boost for UK farming.
He claims it will benefit from leaving the EU's Common Agricultural Policy and by the signing of new trade deals.
Mr Johnson will also meet the Welsh First Minister - who has previously said the government should rule out a no-deal exit.
Business are to pay more to have a sandwich board outside their premises in Dublin.
DublinTown, an organisation which represents some businesses in the capital, says in addition to the €630 base charge, businesses are also obliged to complete an application form.
It says this is completely disproportionate to the request to have a removable temporary sign outside their premises.
Limerick is celebrating this morning after a local man won Love Island.
Greg O'Shea and his partner, Amber Gill, were crowned King and Queen of the villa last night.
They walked away with a prize of stg£50,000 (€54,464).