Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Woman who recently returned from Africa was taken to National Isolation Unit in Mater

Students at Francis St CBS boys primary school in the Liberties, Dublin, take part in a yoga class. Photograph: Ashoka Ireland

‘This about drawing students out and allowing them to fulfil their potential’

Over 2,500 facebook users clicked ‘like’ on a post featuring junior minister Simon Harris. The party blamed ‘spamming’ for the surge in ‘Like’ clicks after the post-Budget Q&A.

FG investigating the more than 2,500 likes which appeared under Simon Harris post

Heated exchanges between Government and Opposition TDs in Dáil

The Oireachtas health committee heard that although the risk of Ebola coming to Ireland from overseas remained low, there could still be ‘several suspected cases’ of the virus in the country.

Oireachtas committee hears of need for more training, ‘dry runs’ and extra equipment

Kurdish refugees from the Syrian town of Kobani arrive at the Gawilan camp on the outskirts of Dohuk province. Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald has confirmed that three Irish citizens have died in conflict zones in the Middle East since 2010. Photograph: Ari Jalal/Reuters

At least 25 Irish citizens have travelled to Middle East conflict zones in past four years

Managing Director of RTÉ News and Current Affairs Kevin Bakhurst says the new correspondent appointment was possible thanks to “significant savings” since the closure of the London bureau two years ago. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

State broadcaster’s London bureau was closed in September 2012 as part of cost-cutting programme

A representative of the Pan American Health Organization shows the media how to put on a protective suit that would be used to treat patients suffering from Ebola. Photograph: Jose Cabezas/Reuters

‘Alison’ 20-minute course teaches users about precautions to contain the disease

Bono has said Ireland’s contentious ‘double Irish’ tax regime has brought Ireland “the only prosperity we’ve known”. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

U2 singer says country must attract tech companies due to lack of ‘natural resources’

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