Patients waiting for a pancreatic transplant are delivering a petition signed by 15,000 people to Beaumont Hospital today

Patients concerned over pancreatic transplants

11.08 A patient who is waiting for a pancreas transplant has said she feels abandoned in the wake of the failure of health authorities to replace the country's only pancreas transplant surgeon.

The DPP has objected to the publication of David Drumm's statement

Inquiry suspends publication of Drumm statement

11.12 The Banking Inquiry has said it will continue to engage with the Director of Public Prosecutions in relation to her opposition to the publication of David Drumm's statement to the inquiry.

Trinity and UL were the only two Irish colleges to receive the award

Trinity and UL win gender equality awards

10.13 Trinity College Dublin and the University of Limerick have received awards recognising their commitment to supporting women's careers in science and technology.

A review showed Ray Tensing  was never in danger during the incident

US police officer charged with murder

07.47 An Ohio police officer who shot a black man during a routine traffic stop has been charged with murder in what prosecutors called a "senseless" act motivated by anger.

Sixteen died and more than 30 were injured in the incident

News in Brief

10.25 A round-up of other news from Ireland and abroad.

Flight MH17 was shot down in July 2014 with 298 passengers on board

Russia vetoes flight MH17 tribunal proposal

29 Jul Russia has vetoed a UN Security Council draft resolution that would have set up an international tribunal to prosecute those suspected of downing a Malaysia Airlines passenger airliner last year in eastern Ukraine.

Ryan Glennon was arrested as part of an ongoing operation in to dissident republican activity in the Dublin area

News in Brief

29 Jul A round-up of other Irish and international news

Theo Bronkhorst (r) was charged with 'failing to supervise, control and take reasonable steps to prevent an unlawful hunt'

Zimbabwe court charges local man over lion killing

29 Jul A Zimbabwean court has charged a professional hunter with failing to prevent an American from unlawfully killing 'Cecil', the southern African country's best-known lion, in a case that has triggered widespread revulsion at trophy hunting.

The inquiry said it had received the legal opinion from the DPP on David Drumm's statement

DPP opposed to publication of Drumm statement

29 Jul It is understood the Director of Public Prosecutions remains opposed to the publication of David Drumm's statement to the banking inquiry, in an update received by the committee.

The man sustained the shock at the Gare du Nord station from an overhead power line while trying to jump from the roof of one train to another

Man critical after trying to jump onto Eurostar

29 Jul An Egyptian man is in a critical condition after sustaining an electric shock at a Paris station while trying to leap onto the Eurostar train to London, said a source close to the case.

An inter-departmental group is looking at ways to support Russborough House

'Constructive' meeting over Beit paintings

29 Jul A spokesperson for Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Heather Humphreys has said the minister held a very constructive meeting with a number of trustees from the Alfred Beit Foundation this afternoon.