Six care workers are facing assault charges following a garda investigation

Judge deems Áras Attracta footage admissable

12.38 A judge has ruled that video evidence gathered by an undercover RTÉ reporter will be admissible in the trials of six people charged with assaulting residents in a Co Mayo care home.

The number of people waiting to be seen at an outpatient clinic for the first time was 401,496 in September

Slight fall in outpatient waiting lists

09.53 The latest hospital waiting lists show a small drop in the number of people waiting for an outpatient appointment and a small rise in the number waiting for an inpatient, or day-case, treatment.

The head of the Nobel Peace Prize Committee announces the winner of 2015 Nobel Peace Prize

Tunisian panel wins Nobel Peace Prize

10.31 Tunisia's National Dialogue Quartet won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for its contribution to building democracy after the Jasmine Revolution in 2011.

Ciarán Lynch said his inquiry will publish its final report in Janaury

Banking inquiry's Lynch appeals for spring vote

10.50 The Chairman of the Oireachtas Banking Inquiry, Ciarán Lynch, is appealing to the Taoiseach not to call a general election until next year to give the inquiry time to conclude its work.

United Nations envoy for Libya Bernardino Leon speaks to the media in Skhirat, Morocco

Libya agrees new national unity government - UN

07.19 Libya has agreed to form a new national government headed by Prime Minister Fayez el-Sarraj after months of difficult negotiations, United Nations envoy Bernardino Leon said this morning.

Nurse Pauline Cafferkey went to the west African country to treat Ebola patients

Scottish Ebola nurse back in isolation

09.33 A Scottish nurse who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone was flown to a specialist London hospital unit today, nearly nine months after she was discharged, due to an "unusual late complication".

The AAA wants to build 100,000 new council homes and to acquire 46,000 vacant properties across the State

News in Brief

12.20 A round-up of other Irish and international news stories.

The group of 19 waved and blew kisses as they boarded a plane in Rome

Asylum seekers leave Italy under relocation plan

10.24 A small group of Eritreans have left Italy for Sweden, the first contingent of asylum-seekers to be relocated under a European Union scheme to ease the burden of the migration crisis on frontline countries.