Information released to RTÉ Investigates under Freedom of Information indicates that development land, with the potential to provide an estimated 18,500 to 20,700 homes on vacant 359 sites across the country, is simply lying idle.
The jury at the inquest into the death of the man who murdered Jastine Valdez has made six recommendations. Mark Hennessy was shot dead by gardaí as he sat in a car at Cherrywood Business Park in Dublin.
The Ombudsman for Children has said "significant progress" has been made to improve services and supports for children with disabilities in the care of the State, but more work still needs to be done by State agencies.
An inquest into the death of a four-year-old boy who was found unresponsive at a crèche in Co Cork in 2018 has been told that he died of viral infection in the lungs which attacked his heart and caused his sudden death.