Treatment has been described as 'transformative'

Hep C patients clear virus after new treatment

16.34 Around 80 patients with the Hepatitis C virus who were seriously ill with advanced liver disease, have cleared the virus from their blood after receiving new treatment under an early access programme introduced in December.

Delegates at the AGSI conference say they have been 'grudgingly tolerated' by garda management

AGSI says garda commissioner ignoring concerns

14.28 The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors has accused the Garda Commissioner of ignoring its concerns about the way the police service is managed and failing to engage constructively with the association.

Sophie Toscan du Plantier's murder in west Cork in 1996 remains unsolved

Du Plantier family lawyer welcomes Bailey verdict

16.33 A lawyer representing the family of Sophie Toscan du Plantier has welcomed yesterday's verdict in the civil case taken by Ian Bailey against the State, saying it will allow the French magistrate investigating the case to conclude his work.