Data from Eurostat, the European Union’s official statistics body, reveal women earned almost a sixth less per hour than men in 2012, up from 12.6 per cent in 2008.

Eurostat figures show inequality in salaries in EU as high as almost 30%

Hiqa has published new standards on e-prescribing to help reduce medication errors. Photograph: Thinkstock

Health agency says new measures an important step in State’s e-health strategy

Witness Edna Lillis leaving Dublin Central Criminal Court after she gave evidence in the trial of Graham Dwyer. Photograph: Collins Courts.

Edna Lillis befriended O’Hara at St Edmundsbury Hospital in 2007

Witness Kevin Mullins leaving Dublin Central Criminal Court after he gave evidence in the trial of Graham Dwyer. Photograph: Collins Courts

Witness gives evidence that he was member of website

Architect Graham Dwyer from Foxrock in Dublin has denied the murder of Elaine O’Hara in August 2012. The trial continues before Judge Tony Hunt at the Central Criminal Court in Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Childcare worker’s GP tells court he was not aware of her having been pregnant

Last November, the Government confirmed that a local division of the Unified Patent Court will be established in Ireland, which would allow businesses to resolve disputes around intellectual property rights (IPR) locally rather than in other EU member states. File photograph: Getty Images

Local division of Unified Patent Court will hear intellectual property disputes

The audit  at Connolly Hospital Blanchardstown found 16.6 per cent of staff interviewed had “either a limited or significant amount of sensitive patient or staff financial information saved on their local network drives”. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

General IT controls at Connolly Hospital Blanchardstown considered inadequate

The footage showed Graham Dwyer at the building between January and August 2012, the trial heard on Tuesday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Gardaí filled eight log books with details of footage from 10 cameras, says detective

 Graham  Dwyer (42) is charged with murdering childcare worker Elaine O’Hara (36), on August 22nd, 2012. He has pleaded not guilty. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Audi and Land Rover taken from outside home in Foxrock for technical examination

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