The board found Bimbo Paden's actions were out of character

Nurse fined for taping patient's mouth

16.15 A nurse who placed surgical tape over a patient's mouth has been fined €2,000 by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland, after its recent inquiry into him.

Case adjourned until 16 December

News in Brief

15.12 A round-up of other Irish and international stories

The report investigates the sequence of events that led to the retirement of Martin Callinan

Callinan: Purcell visit direct cause of retirement

01 Sep The Fennelly Commission has concluded that the visit by former secretary general of the Department of Justice Brian Purcell to the home of former garda commissioner Martin Callinan was the immediate catalyst for Mr Callinan's retirement last year.

Micheál Martin says the Taoiseach should have been more forthcoming when questioned on the issue in the Dáil

Opposition critical of Kenny over Fennelly report

01 Sep Following the publication of the Fennelly Commission report, opposition parties have criticised the role of Taoiseach Enda Kenny in the resignation of former garda commissioner Martin Callinan.

Darron Gibson arriving at Trafford Magistrates' Court

Darron Gibson banned from driving for 20 months

01 Sep Republic of Ireland football international Darron Gibson has been sentenced to a 12-month community order in the UK and banned from driving for 20 months after he ploughed into three cyclists and drove off fleeing the scene.