Kathleen Funchion addressed her colleagues in the Dáil chamber yesterday
Meanwhile 18 months to two years is the time-frame that's been given for Carlow's paramedics to be moved into a permanent base...
Senator Murnane O'Connor ran in the last General Election but narrowly missed out on one of the 5 seats.
She also raised concerns over how the Amber refuge in Kilkenny is working to capacity
The announcement was made by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar shortly before 3 o'clock.
He'll be formally elected Taoiseach later.
A HIQA decision to cancel registration that will take effect from 2pm on Tuesday 6th of June.
Ann Phelan told The Way it is that her new job is her focus at the moment.
Labour will hold its annual conference in Wexford this weekend.
Carlow Fine Gael TD Pat Deering says this is in no way a blow for him and his party