The Evening Herald says the garda involved has since retired

Garda reportedly sent information to paramilitary

18.51 The Minister for Justice has described as disturbing a report in the Evening Herald that within the past 12 months a member of An Garda Síochána had texted sensitive information to a paramilitary in Northern Ireland.

Fine Gael TD Olivia Mitchell said that nobody's aspirations are being satisfied by the current laws

Call for politicians to tackle abortion issue

17.45 Fine Gael TD Olivia Mitchell has said politicians have postponed the issue of abortion for far too long by using what she called the "safety valve" of the Right to Travel legislation.

Commuter, DART and Intercity rail services were suspended on Sunday and Monday in the dispute

Iarnród Éireann and NBRU accept LRC invitation

16.27 Iarnród Éireann and the National Bus and Railworkers' Union have accepted an invitation from the Labour Relations Commission to attend exploratory talks on resolving an industrial dispute.

The High Court heard the man broke into the property last Saturday with his wife and two children

Man ordered to vacate mother's home

19.01 A 46-year-old man has been ordered to leave his mother's home after she took legal action claiming she was "under siege" from him and his wife.

Since its introduction the NPPR has yielded €434m to the State

€8m in NPPR payments collected this week

16.38 Figures released by the Local Government Management Agency to RTÉ this afternoon show that this week alone more than €8m has been collected by local authorities in Non Principal Private Residence payments.

Maureen Desmond was diagnosed in 2009 with irritable bowel disease but was later found to have late-stage cancer

Inquest told of difficulty accessing records

15.31 The son of a woman who died from uterine cancer after being misdiagnosed with irritable bowel disease has told the inquest into her death that he has had problems getting all of his mother's medical records from the Mater Hospital.