Tanaiste Eamon Gilmore has upped the ante in the local elections battle by warning voters that electing Fianna FÃ¡il councillors could lead to another economic collapse.
Eoin Holmes freely admits that his party had a ''shite result in the Meath East by-election campaign last year.
A new website which will allow small businesses to tap into €800 million worth of research projects being worked on by universities is to be launched.
The country's largest council is facing a legal bill of up to €300,000 after its failed challenge to the political standards watchdog.
An incredible instance of duplication and a waste of taxpayers' money,' says TD Michelle Mulherin.
The government fears that a Yes vote in the Scottish independence referendum could pose a threat to Ireland's low corporation tax rate.
Transport minister Leo Varadkar has said that he called for the penalty points controversy to be investigated by the Garda Ombudsman six months ago.
Minister of State Brian Hayes has warned that some lawyers see a new law to help building sub-contractors get paid as a lucrative cottage industry'.