Advocacy group Justice for Magdalenes has announced the end of its political campaign.
Two teachers' unions have decided to re-enter negotiations on a revised Croke Park II agreement.
Legislation to establish a framework for Oireachtas inquiries will allow witnesses recoup legal costs if their good name is called into question.
Independent TD Mick Wallace has said that he is making a complaint to the Standards in Public Office Commission regarding comments made about him by Minister for Justice Alan Shatter.
The Labour Relations Commission has issued a formal invitation to the three teachers' unions to engage in negotiations on a revision of the Croke Park II proposals.
Taiwan has said it will not meet with a special envoy from Manila, who it says has not been given enough authorisation by the Filipino government.
Sinn Féin has called on the Government to ensure the full implementation of the Good Friday Agreement.
Britain's Conservative Party today unveiled the question which will be posed in a referendum on Britain's future in Europe if David Cameron wins the next general election.
Pakistan's Nawaz Sharif has made a triumphant election comeback and looks set to form a stable government.
Talks at the Labour Relations Commission involving health sector unions and employers on proposals for a successor to the Croke Park deal have been adjourned.
Former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt has been found guilty of genocide and crimes against humanity during the bloodiest phase of the country's 36-year civil war and sentenced to 80 years in prison.
Former Pakistan cricket star Imran Khan's party has enjoyed a late surge of support ahead of tomorrow's elections in Pakistan.
Minister for Health James Reilly was greeted with silence when he arrived at the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation conference in Letterkenny.
The Chairman of the Association of Higher Civil and Public Servants has warned that the impartiality of the civil service could not be guaranteed in future if the Government continued to unfairly target its members.
Pakistan's Taliban has claimed that it is planning to carry out suicide bombings on Saturday's election.
Health sector workers belonging to the IMPACT trade union have pledged to ballot for industrial action if the Government imposes changes to their pay and conditions worse than those agreed under the Croke Park II proposals.
Politicians on all sides in Northern Ireland are to be invited to private talks in Cardiff next week in a new attempt to ease sectarian tension on the streets of Belfast.
Members of the Northern Ireland Assembly are to be banned from becoming members of Dáil Éireann at the same time as they are sitting at Stormont.
Employers' group IBEC has cautioned the Government against planned tax increases.
Irish ministers are among the best in Europe when it comes to attending meetings of the Council of the European Union.