Last week Minister for Health Leo Varadkar said he would support newly-appointed hospital consultants receiving pay parity with colleagues employed before October 2012. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Overwhelming vote by doctors against proposals should be ‘wake-up call’ for Leo Varadkar , body says

Director of the National Museum of Ireland, Raghnall Ó Floinn emailed staff this morning saying the board had taken no decisions on the introduction of entry charges or closure of facilities in its four museums. Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

National Museum of Ireland staff told it faces ‘difficult options’

Brendan Howlin said that while it had always been open to change, the Civil Service had not always delivered on reform initiatives. Photograph: Eric Luke

Analysis: The plan is ambitious but a lot will depend on how it works, writes Martin Wall.

National Museum of Ireland – Decorative Arts and History at Collins Barracks. Oireachtas approval would be needed to introduce charges here and at the National Museum’s three other constituent museums. Photograph: Paddy Whelan

Board believes funding for next year not enough to cover running costs

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin will launch the Civil Service Renewal Plan at Government Buildings this morning. File Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Three-year plan for Civil Service includes new performance management system

Last May, then tánaiste and Labour Party leader Eamon Gilmore told the country’s largest public service union, Impact, that he looked forward to the day when the financial emergency legislation was abolished. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Coalition keen to repeal unpopular powers from the crisis

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar: Siptu said that the Minister should set out his plans to lift the burden on lower- and middle-income health workers. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

Siptu: ‘Attacks on the earnings of lower-paid health workers will not be accepted’

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Ballot of IMO members on pay proposals expected to be tight

The Government’s far-reaching reform plan is due to be announced by Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin later this week. Photograph:  Collins

Expert group’s recommendation for performance management to be accepted

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