Gardai in County Kildare are renewing their appeal for information after a violent assault on an 18 year old student in Maynooth. Annie Hoey-President of the USI and Richie Commins, NUI Galway student, and the creator of the taxi app Dashcabz.ie spoke to us.
The Green party and Fianna Fail have both launched bills on a directly elected mayor.
The Fianna Fail bill applies solely to the Capital while the Green party would like it extended to other cities. Fianna Fail's John Lahart and Green Party leader Eamon Ryan spoke to us.
As hospital over-crowding... trolley numbers...and delayed discharges continue to make headlines this winter...HSE officials were told the health system simply isn't working at a meeting in Galway this afternoon. John Cooke was there.
The war in Syria and the subsequent migrant crisis prompted Ireland to offer shelter to 4,000 people here under the Irish Refugee Protection Programme two years ago. John Cooke revisits residents of Ballaghaderreen's Emergency Reception Centre .