An industrial relations officer with the INMO said staffing levels at Beaumont Hospital are very unsafe

Situation in Beaumont Hospital 'extremely serious'

08.43 The industrial relations officer with the INMO for Beaumont Hospital has described the situation throughout the Medical and Surgical Departments as "extremely serious", saying staffing levels are very unsafe.

HIQA also stated that residents' finances were not protected

Kilkenny care centre not fit for purpose - HIQA

12.06 A unit in Kilkenny catering for 28 people with complex medical needs including dementia and visual impairments has been criticised in a number of reports by the Health Information and Quality Authority.

Eddie Downey announced his resignation yesterday

IFA gets go-ahead to elect new president

09.30 The Executive Council of the Irish Farmers' Association has given the go-ahead for the election of a new president, following last night's resignation of Eddie Downey.

TUI says students numbers have risen while lecturer numbers have fallen

IT lecturers protest over cutbacks

12.36 Lecturers at the country's Institutes of Technology will hold lunchtime demonstrations today in protest at what they say is the "severe damage" that cutbacks have caused in the sector.

EODM on stage at the Bataclan in the minutes before gunmen burst into the venue

EODM want to play at reopened Bataclan

09.28 A member of the US rock band Eagles of Death Metal has spoken of how he came face-to-face with one of the gunmen who carried out the deadly attack at the Bataclan music venue in Paris.

Dr Dawar Siddiqi worked at Bantry General Hospital

Inquiry hears of issues over doctor's CT scans

12.18 A Medical Council inquiry into allegations of poor professional performance against a radiologist has heard the doctor would have been better suited working at a teaching hospital rather than a general hospital.