The plan sets out the extent of services the HSE will provide directly and through a range of funded agencies in 2015

HSE to have extra €115m funding for 2015

19.17 The HSE will have an extra €115m to spend next year in comparison to this year, excluding any savings it can achieve, according to its National Service Plan for 2015, published today.

RSA chairperson Liz O'Donnell at the launch of the new measures to combat drug and drink-driving

Major tightening of road safety laws

16.24 A major tightening of road safety legislation, including measures to take blood samples from drivers injured in crashes, came into force today.

Sylvia Roche Kelly, who was 33, was murdered in December 2007

Decision reserved in damages action over murder

15.20 The High Court has reserved its decision in the action being taken by Lorcan Roche Kelly on behalf of his children against the gardaí for damages after his wife was murdered by a man freed on bail.