Inclusion Ireland says the Government must double the number of speech and language therapists in the system

Speaking up for speech therapy

21 Sep The country's main intellectual disability organisation has said the lack of speech and language therapists for children with special needs has reached crisis point.

Phil Hogan is likely to remain in the headlines long after he leaves Kildare Street

Profile: Phil Hogan

10 Sep Mícheál Lehane takes a look back at Phil Hogan's political career which began in 1977

The Ebola outbreak in west Africa has left at least 1,841 people dead

Timeline of the Ebola outbreak

05 Sep From Guinea's forests to Nigeria's oil hub, here are the main developments since the haemorrhagic fever Ebola emerged earlier this year in west Africa, spreading to five countries in eight months

Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk has been appointed to head the European Council

Summary of the key positions within the EU

30 Aug European Union leaders have agreed to appoint Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk to head the European Council and Italian Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini to lead the bloc's high-profile foreign affairs arm.

A Palestinian child wearing a Hamas headband celebrates the truce by flashing the victory sign in Rafah in Gaza

Main points of the Gaza ceasefire

26 Aug Israel and Hamas have accepted an Egyptian proposal for a long-term ceasefire in war-torn Gaza in a move to end fifty days of bloodshed.

The atlas catalogues species including seaweeds, corals, worms, moss animals, starfish, and birds

New atlas charts more than 9,000 species

25 Aug More than 9,000 species have been catalogued by scientists, including one from NUI Galway, in a new atlas which is the most thorough marine audit carried in that part of the world in decades.

Iraqi soldiers keep watch  on the main highway which links the Iraqi capital to the borders with Syria

Timeline of the Iraqi conflict

15 Aug The main developments in Iraq since Sunni Arab militants launched an offensive, seizing territory in the north and the west:

Baby was blown onto Tube tracks at Goodge Street station in London

Child in buggy blown onto Tube tracks

12 Aug Frightening images of a child in a buggy being blown on to Tube tracks moments before a train arrived have been released by British Transport Police (BTP).

Two survivors cry after hearing the guilty verdict

Cambodia's Khmer Rouge

07 Aug Cambodia's UN-backed court has found the top two surviving leaders of the Khmer Rouge regime guilty of crimes against humanity, sentencing them to life in jail.

A Palestinian boy walks on the rubble of his destroyed home in  Gaza City

Gaza conflict in numbers

07 Aug As talks continue on extending the truce in Gaza, here are some of the figures from the conflict so far.

John Cassin lived a quiet life after he came home from France, and kept his wartime memories largely to himself

My Grandfather's War

03 Aug Since I was a small child I have always known that my grandfather, John Cassin, served in the First World War, writes RTÉ's Anne Cassin.