An Post said customers may now resume posting mail

CWU suspends industrial action in An Post dispute

22.45 The Communication Workers' Union has agreed to suspend industrial action at IO Systems, whose workers have been on strike since midnight on Thursday over pay for sub-contract workers at An Post mail centres.

OECD plan aims to ensure multinational firms pay tax in the countries where profits are made

Biggest changes to tax rules in almost 100 years

21.52 The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development has published its proposals to bring about the biggest change to the way multinational companies pay Corporation Tax since the 1920s.

30 acres of UCC campus were submerged under water and 29 campus buildings, several student accommodation blocks and a sports complex were damaged in 2009

ESB 60% liable for UCC flood damage

20.51 The Commercial Court has ruled that the Electricity Supply Board was 60% liable for damage caused to University College Cork's campus from flooding in November 2009.

The EU lobbying scandal has claimed a top Brussels official

Watchdog says EU breached tobacco lobbying rules

15.38 The EU has failed to be transparent about its dealings with the tobacco industry, in breach of UN rules, the bloc's watchdog said today after a lobbying scandal claimed a top Brussels official.

The Arch of Triumph pictured before its destruction by IS

Palmyra's 'Arch of Triumph' destroyed by IS

15.03 The so-called Islamic State is reported to have destroyed the Arch of Triumph, a major monument in the 2,000-year-old Roman city of Palmyra, Syria's antiquities chief said.

The crash is the subject of an internal garda inquiry as to why no charges followed

Limerick mayor urged to explain crash details

20.47 A former Limerick mayor has called on the city's current office holder to make a more thorough statement about the circumstances surrounding a traffic collision he was involved in last December.

Repairs carried out after leaks identified through use of meters

Repairs after water meters identify leaks

14.58 About 3,500 Irish Water customers have had repairs carried out on leaky pipes in their properties in the past six months, after water meters identified possible wastage.

The coast guard did not give the baby's nationality

Greek coast guard discover body of baby on Kos

04 Oct Greece's coast guard has recovered the badly decomposed body of a baby on the shore of the island of Kos, a major entry point into the European Union for thousands of migrants and refugees who cross the Aegean Sea from nearby Turkey.

Portuguese Prime Minister and Social Democratic Party's leader Pedro Passos Coelho casts his vote

Coalition government claim Portuguese election win

04 Oct Portugal's centre-right ruling coalition has claimed victory in a national election after exit polls put it well ahead of the main opposition socialists, although likely shy of an outright parliament majority.

A suspected US airstrike killed at least 19 people at the hospital

MSF calls for 'full and transparent investigation'

04 Oct Medical aid group Medecins Sans Frontieres has demanded an independent international inquiry into a suspected US air strike that killed 22 people in an Afghan hospital it runs, branding the attack a "war crime".