Stephen Kavanagh said growth opportunities will continue to be delivered under current employment terms and conditions

Aer Lingus reassures employees over IAG bid

15.36 Aer Lingus Chief Executive Stephen Kavanagh has moved to reassure employees that if the IAG bid for the airline goes ahead, growth opportunities will continue to be delivered under current employment terms and conditions.

Members of  the 'new land league' block entrance to the O'Donnell home in Killiney

Solicitor barricades himself into Killiney home

16.00 Solicitor Brian O'Donnell has effectively barricaded himself into his Killiney home assisted by members of the "new land league", in an effort to prevent the banks taking possession of it.

Jan O'Sullivan said she had a duty to move forward and implement the reforms

Teachers cannot veto reform, says minister

15.10 Minister for Education Jan O'Sullivan has said she would like to proceed on reforms of the junior cycle with the full co-operation of the teaching unions, but she cannot allow them to veto reform.

Sergei Lavrov is seen on a screen during his speech at the United Nations headquarters in Geneva

Over 6,000 dead in Ukraine conflict - UN

14.10 The estimated number of people killed in eastern Ukraine since the start of the conflict in April last year has surpassed 6,000 for the first time, according to the UN human rights office.

Boris Nemtsov was shot dead shortly before midnight on Friday

Nemtsov killing 'heinous crime' - Lavrov

15.52 Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has described the killing of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov as "a heinous crime" and vowed it would be fully investigated.

Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sarah leave Tel Aviv on their way to Washington

Netanyahu denies split with US over speech

15.39 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has arrived in Washington for a "historic" quest to stop an international nuclear deal with Iran sought by the United States.

Alex White discussed the opposition to the winds farms

News in Brief

15.47 Round-up of other Irish and international news stories.