The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys has announced 15 million euro in funding to help revitalise rural towns and villages post Covid-19.
Harbours in Wicklow are to receive 272,000 euro worth of government funding.
One in three young people who smoke cannabis once a week or more often are becoming addicted, according to a new report.
Health officials have confirmed 383 new cases of covid-19 have been confirmed here.
A dedicated Garda taskforce is needed to clamp down on antisocial behaviour on public transport.
A backlog of just under 90,000 passport applications will be processed in a matter of weeks.
Homes in the most expensive areas of Ireland will still cost up to 450-thousand euro under the government's affordable housing scheme.
It come as as the HSE advises that older people should continue to be offered the vaccine ahead of younger age groups.
The 133 bus route connecting Arklow in South Wicklow with Dublin City Centre and Airport is among a number of routes nationwide that are due to be put out to tender.
Plans for a 13 storey apartment block overlooking Dun Laoghaire harbour have been given the green light by An Bord Pleanála.
More than 500 ESB network technicians have started a two-day strike this morning in an escalation of industrial action which started as a work-to-rule.