News, sport, business and interviews with Áine Lawlor and Richard Crowley.
Reaction to the death of former South African President Nelson Mandela. Energy Minister Pat Rabbitte reacts to news of all out strike at ESB. Ahmed Kathrada, a close friend and ANC comrade of Nelson Mandela pays tribute.
Survival time for cancer patients shorter in Ireland than the European average for most common cancers. North's Justice Minister calls for consultation process on whether the abortion laws should be changed there. PSNI reacts to Smithwick tribunal report.
150 job losses at Pfizer. Taoiseach offers to meet families of RUC officers following Smithwick tribunal report. TV chef Nigella Lawson takes stand in fraud trial.
The Minister for Health has rejected calls for an independent inquiry to be carried out into the top up controversy.. Former Labour TD Colm Keaveney defects to Fianna Fáil. HSE apologises to family of woman who died after giving birth at Sligo General Hospital.