After the sentencing, the Health and Safety Authority said contractors must plan for safe working and review their systems of work to ensure that similar incidents do not occur. Photograph: Reuters

Worker died after falling 4.5 metres from a roof in Athy, Co Kildare

Minister for Education Ruairí Quinn TD announcing he will resign from Cabinet in next week’s reshuffle. Photograph; Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Joan Burton was not expected to re-appoint Quinn if she became the new Labour leader

Minister for Health James Reilly with Children’s Hospital Group chief executive Eilish Hardiman at Government buildings last year. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

€650m development expected to start taking patients in 2018, subject to planning approval

Marie O’Connor, chair of  SOS, (Survivors of Symphysiotomy), at  Government Buildings. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Symphysiotomy survivors to be given between €50,000 and €150,000

Argenteuil Basin with a Single Sailboat hanging once again in the National Gallery after being unveiled this morning.

Man allegedly put his hand through Argenteuil Basin with a Single Sailboat in 2012

Ireland’s “digital champion” Lord David Puttnam is disappointed with the progress of the National Digital Strategy for small and medium businesses but says the scheme is making good progress in other areas.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times.

Puttnam notes steps forward around education and the elderly but says ‘urgency’ needed

Gardaí checking for rogue drivers and ensuring compliance with SPSV regulations on Dublin’s Victoria Quay.

Nationwide operation aims to identify vehicles not complying with safety regulations

Minister of State and Labour Party leadership hopeful Alex White said he wants to be a bridge to party’s cohort of young TDs and Senators. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Minister of State says party needs to be assertive with its ‘distinctive message’

Minster for Social Protection Joan Burton also said a Labour/Sinn Féin coalition was ‘completely unlikely’. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Minister for Social Protection says country needs greater amount of money in circulation

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