News, sport, business and interviews with Áine Lawlor and Richard Crowley.
Analysis from our Religious and Social Affairs correspondent Joe Little and reaction from Primate of All Ireland Cardinal Sean Brady, Br Anthony Mc Donnell from the Christian Brothers and Maeve Lewes from One in Four.
Chief Executive of Central Remedial Clinic resigns -Labour Td Robert Dowds and Sinn Fein's Mary Lou Mc Donald. Dr Phillip Crowley of the HSE says Narcolepsy sufferers will continue to have medical care costs met. New material on the Sophie Toscan Du Plantier case -Lawyer Alain Spilliart.
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.