The Revenue Commissioners paid €48,000 to a private company to monitor people's comments on Facebook and Twitter about the introduction of the property tax.
Website shows scale of problem across the country
The first leg of the Giro D'Italia is being staged on this island next month, and enthusiasts are hoping it heralds a return to cycling's glory days in Ireland, writes Cian Murtagh.
Suspected child abusers will have the right to learn the identity of the professionals who are now legally obliged to report them.
Tanaiste Eamon Gilmore is keeping a keen eye on his own constituency while flying around the world as foreign affairs minister.