A former executive director of Irish Nationwide Building Society has launched a High Court challenge to the constitutionality of the Central Bank's inquiry into alleged regulatory breaches at the financial institution.
Leader of the Catholic Church in Ireland Archbishop Eamon Martin has said that as far as he can see, the church would like to continue performing the civil side of solemnising weddings, despite the outcome of the marriage referendum.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has told the Dáil that "there are great sensitivities that need to be carefully considered and there will not be a repeal of the Eighth Amendment in the lifetime of this Government".
The National Bus and Rail Union (NBRU) has dismissed the threat of legal action by Bus Éireann and Dublin Bus to recover the costs of the bus strike, saying the move is "clearly unnecessary and vexatious".
Armenia marked the centenary of a mass killing of Armenians by Ottoman Turks with a simple flower-laying ceremony attended by foreign leaders as Germany became the latest country to respond to its calls for recognition that it was genocide.