Members of the Citizens’ Assembly have recommended the Eight Amendment should not be retained in full. It will now go to a second ballot where they will be asked if it should be repealed or reformed. Video: Citizens’ Assembly.
Lara Marlowe looks at the candidates for the French presidential election and how they would impact the future of the European Union
Vera Twomey from Cork travelled to Barcelona with MEP Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan and People Before Profit TD Gino Kenny to buy cannabis medication for her young daughter Ava who suffers from epilepsy. Video: Jack Power
Taoiseach Enda Kenny joined the leaders of the Netherlands and Denmark in the Hague to discuss Britain's exit from the European Union in a sign that the three pro-trade powers plan to coordinate their strategy on Brexit. Video: REUTERS
Over three thousand people from across the world are granted Irish citizenship in Dublin's Convention Centre. Ireland has welcomed over 100,000 new citizens from 170 different countries over the last six years. Video: Enda O'Dowd
South Australia's Monarto open-range zoo has welcomed its first new giraffe calf in eight years. The latest arrival is reported to be thriving and settling in well with the rest of the herd at the zoo's waterhole habitat. Video: REUTERS
Just thirty minutes before his death warrant was due to expire, death row inmate 51-year-old Ledell Lee has been executed by the state of Arkansas in the US. Lee was convicted of beating a woman to death in 1993. Video: REUTERS
Paris' Champs-Elysees looked more like a combat zone than the shopping mecca it is on Thursday night after a drive-up-and-shoot attack in which a police officer was killed. Islamic State have claimed responsibility. Video: REUTERS
Rose of Tralee, Maggie McEldowney and Rose Escort of the Year John Slowey, along with their fellow 2016 Roses and escorts have recorded a charity single ‘It’s Time’, to raise funds for CMRF Crumlin (Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital).
New England Patriots football player, Rob Gronkowski, offers to help press secretary Sean Spicer during a White House briefing. The Patriots were visiting Donald Trump to honour their Super Bowl win. Video: The White House
Some 200 people gathered outside the Department of Health in protest at the Government’s plans to give ownership of the new National Maternity Hospital to the Sisters of Charity.
Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn launches his election campaign, railing against the Westminster establishment and vowing to defeat what he calls a "cosy cartel" at the heart of British politics that protects the interests of the wealthy.
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