Garda Mark Egan pleaded not guilty to the charges at Trim Circuit Court

Trial hears of suggested donations by garda

16.22 The trial of a Co Meath based garda accused of asking motorists to make a donation to charity instead of being given penalty points and a fine, was told that phone records show that calls were made to the drivers involved from the garda station where he worked.

Last month Irish Water announced that it would be seeking up to 1,500 job cuts by 2021

Talks at Irish Water over staffing issues

15.30 Irish Water management and unions along with local authority representatives are meeting to discuss staffing issues following union ballots for strike action amid fears of up to 1,500 job cuts.

SIPTU seeking clarification over proposed increase in DART frequency

SIPTU criticises Ianród Éireann over DART proposal

16.46 SIPTU has accused the management of Ianród Éireann of attempting to "ride roughshod" over the conditions of employment of train drivers by announcing a ten-minute frequency DART service without driver agreement.

Dr Dawar Siddiqi worked at Bantry General Hospital

Inquiry hears of issues over doctor's CT scans

15.35 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.

John Perry has campaigned vigorously to be added to the FG ticket

TD Perry begins legal action against Fine Gael

15.56 Fine Gael TD John Perry has begun his legal challenge to the result of the selection convention last month in which he was not selected to contest the forthcoming general election.