A new Irish-researched obesity drug has been hailed as a major breakthrough.
Some of those who used the medicine in a trial lost almost two stone over 6 months.
More than 700 people in 10 countries, including Ireland, took part in the study.
Meanwhile Wexford Independent TD Verona Murphy is calling for a paediatric dietician to be appointed full time in County Wexford where there currently is none
The county is only allocated the services of a dietician on a part time basis and Deputy Murphy is calling for this to be increased to full time