RTÉ reporters Richard Downes, Kate Egan, Fran McNulty and cameraman Micheal Mac Suibhne travelled to South Africa in the aftermath of the death of former president of South Africa, Nelson Mandela.
A number of helplines are available for those affected by abuse.
There has been, unsurprisingly, a lot of reaction and comment as a result of the outcome of the Smithwick Tribunal. As one of the very few who have sat through pretty much every day of it I was not surprised by the findings.
Anti-apartheid leader and former South African president Nelson Mandela has died at the age of 95.
Tributes from around the world have been pouring in for former South African president Nelson Mandela, who "achieved more than could be expected of any man".
Some key dates and events in the life of former South African president and anti-apartheid fighter Nelson Mandela, who has died at the age of 95.
South African President Jacob Zuma addressed the nation last night to announce the death of anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela.
North-East Correspondent Richard Dowling reports on the background to the Smithwick Tribunal.
North-East Correspondent Richard Dowling examines one of the critical issues faced by Judge Peter Smithwick
North-East Correspondent Richard Dowling profiles the key players in the Smithwick Tribunal
The OECD will publish its latest PISA league tables on Tuesday, comparing the educational performance of 15-year-olds across member countries and others. RTÉ's Education Correspondent Emma O Kelly previews PISA, and its pitfalls.
RTÉ's Europe Correspondent Paul Cunningham reports on moves in Belgium to liberalise its euthanasia laws.
The 56th World Press Photo Exhibition is being held in Ireland for the first time in a decade.
Europe's first non-invasive digital post mortem examinations are to be conducted at a state-of-the-art centre in England.
Christmas tree farmers are in the midst of their busiest time of year, with demand for Irish trees from across Europe.
An Australian family has reclaimed the Guinness World Record by stringing up more than half a million Christmas lights around their home.
The Vatican has dismissed claims that frescoes uncovered in Roman catacombs show women priests in early Christianity as sensationalist "fairy tales".
Once considered pet food, kangaroo meat could soon be sold to China as a luxury product, to encourage Chinese consumers to do something few Australians will - eat it.
In the days following Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines a major international relief effort began to gather momentum.
It has long been a rite of passage for Glasgow students to place a traffic cone on the head of the Duke of Wellington statue in Royal Exchange Square.
Emergency workers with police escorts are cleaning rubbish off the streets of Spain's capital after striking street cleaners failed to reach a deal with their private employers to end an 11-day strike.
The city of San Francisco has transformed itself into Gotham City to fulfill a young boy's wish to become Batkid.
The new era in Irish football dawned bright as the afternoon winter sun shone upon Dublin's Gibson Hotel for Martin O'Neill's first press conference as Republic of Ireland senior manager.
A new exhibition of vintage Catholic pamphlet covers, designed and printed in Ireland, dating from the 1920s to the 1950s has gone on show at the National Print Museum.
RTÉ's Science and Technology Correspondent Will Goodbody reflects on The Summit.