How mortgage holders should be protected while also allowing Permanent TSB to reduce down their level of non-performing loans has led to a stand off between Deputy McGrath and Paschal Donohoe who met on the matter yesterday. Sinn Féin's Pearse Doherty, says the focus on regulation is entirely pointless and he spoke to Drivetime this evening.
"Get back to basics" was the message to Northern politicians today from Eileen Paisley, vice-president of the Democratic Unionist Party and wife of the late Ian Paisley.
Sam McBride, political editor of the Belfast Newsletter spoke to Drivetime.
Senator Catherine Noone claimed last night at the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party meeting that she has been the victim of bullying and sexism by a party colleague.
RTÉ Political correspondent Micheal Lehane and Ciarín de Búis who is the CEO of Women for Election discussed the issue with Philip Boucher-Hayes.
Senior Gardaí are in the dock at the Policing Authority at the moment answering questions about anomalies in homicide statistics.
Revelations emerged last year that 41 domestic killings and 89 road traffic fatalities had been wrongly classified in Garda records.
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 .