Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Theresa Villiers has played down speculation that the power-sharing administration at Stormont could collapse because of suspected IRA links to a recent murder in Belfast.
Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly has said anyone who tries to "pull a fast one" and registers for the water conservation grant and then does not pay their Irish Water bill, will ultimately end up paying more in the long run.
Dúirt an tAire Comhshaoil Alan Kelly nach bhfuil sé i gceist ag an Rialtas aon mholtaí nua a thabhairt isteach bainteach le hUisce Éireann. Dúirt urlabhraí Rialtais freisin nach raibh aon athrú sa deontas caomhnaithe uisce.
A Dublin City Council spokesperson has said that the local authority is doing its utmost to deal with the homeless crisis through the Dublin Region Homeless Executive within the resources it has available.
Dar le figiúirí foilsithe ag an gcarthanas Focus Ireland, shroich líon na dteaghlach gan dídean i mBleá Cliath an mhéid is airde riamh an mhí seo caite. Bhí 77 dteaghlach, 155 páiste ina measc nach raibh riamh gan dídean ag éileamh dídine éigeandála.