Tenants in Kildare living in privately rented accommodation can now find out if their home falls within a rent increase cap zone.
Rents in these designated areas cannot be increased by more than 4% a year for the next three years.
George North is back the Wales team for Saturday's 6 Nations with Scotland at Murrayfield.
He replaces Alex Cuthbert - in the only change to the team that lost to England in their last outing.
The Northampton winger missed the match in Cardiff with a bruised thigh.
There is a major electricity outage in Leixlip.
1,800 customers are affected by the fault, which is centered on the Lucan Road/River Liffey area.
ESB Networks hopes to have supply resolved by 11.30am.
A man beaten to death at a truck stop in Cork is believed to have been attacked with a baseball bat.
The body of the 40 year old was found at a garage on the Dublin Road in Fermoy at about half past ten last night.
A decision is scheduled to be issued today on Bord na Mona proposal to build a horticulture facility in Blacktrench.
It is seeking planning permission of Kildare County Council for building with a footprint of 3,380 square metres.
Fianna Fail is today being asked to oppose plans to build the new National Children's Hospital at St James in Dublin.
A man, arrested in Kildare in connection with the discovery of drugs valued at €310,000 in West Wicklow, is due before the courts today.
350 Cannabis plants, along with cannabis herb, were discovered after a fire at a house in Ballyhook, Grangecon, was extinguished on January 20th.