Iarnród Éireann has said it will  run out of money by the middle of next year if its financial difficulties are  not addressed.

NBRU says it is ‘regrettable’ dispute will hit public as 160,000 face disruption

Iarnród Éireann says it does not expect any services – Inter-city, commuter or Dart – to run tomorrow and Monday. Photograph: Aidan Crawley
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What the rail strike means for commuters

Grand Canal Dock Dart station

Dispute could hit up to 100,000 passengers

Tests are being carried out for the Ebola virus and isolation procedures have been put in place after a death in Co Donegal. The person was found dead late last night and taken to Letterkenny General Hospital (pictured), it is understood. Photograph: Google Street View

Man who died had been working in an area of Africa affected by the virus outbreak

Iarnród Éireann is to lose €500,000 in State funding if services are cancelled as a result of planned strike action due to commenceon Sunday. A decision by the company’s chief executive to holiday in Mauritius during the dispute has also been criticised.   Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

Company set to lose €500,000 in State funding if services cancelled as planned

HSE removed details of payments from website

Last month the chairman of the Dáil Public Accounts Committee John McGuinness raised concerns that a company known as Starline Management Consulting Ltd was paid €258,000 to fill the position of chief operations officer/deputy chief executive officer at the hospital group.

Impact members have been undertaking industrial action over what they view as ‘excessive’ pay

 Irish Nurses and Midwives general secretary Liam Doran:  said the Government should also use talks with his union that are currently under way in the Labour Relations Commission to set out its proposals to reverse cuts imposed in the pay structure for nurses over recent years.   Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Higher payments would come from mix of staged rises and long-term increments

Former chief inspector of the Garda Inspectorate Kathleen O’Toole was a member of the review group into the Department of Justice

Members had expertise in policing, law public adminstration and governance

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