14% of children in direct provision were referred to Tusla compared to 1.6% for the general child population

Concerns over direct provision Tusla referrals

25 May HIQA has said it has "grave concerns" about the "significantly higher" number of children in direct provision centres referred to Tusla compared to the rest of the child population.

Justice for Magdalene has said the RWRCI cards are long overdue

Magdalene survivors can still apply for redress

25 May Minister of State for Primary and Social Care Kathleen Lynch has said there is still time for women who have not accepted the State's Magdalene laundries redress scheme to apply for the plan so they can avail of special medical cards.

A man in his 50s, who was seriously injured in the crash, was taken to Navan Hospital where he was later pronounced dead

Man dies after two-car crash in Co Meath

24 May An investigation is under way following a two-car fatal collision that occurred on the southbound carriageway of the N3 north of Kells, Co Meath this afternoon around 12.20pm.