Two Epilepsy Monitoring Unit in Cork University Hospital and Dublin's Beaumont hospital were completed last Autumn at a cost of almost one million euro. However both now lie unopened due to a lack of staffing.
Professor Norman Delanty, consultant neurologist and director of the Epilepsy programme at Beaumont Hospital gives his reaction.
"The guards didn't seem to believe it was her I had seen" Philip Boucher Hayes tracked down and spoke to a witness who believes he has significant information on the Sophie Toscan Du Plantier murder case.
The band we know now as Blur was actually discovered by Irish music journalist, Leo Finlay. As the super group played Electric Picnic last weekend, Leo's son, Colm made this moving piece about what the band meant to his dad, who died at the age of 32.