Mandate wrote to Minister of State for Jobs Ged Nash on Wednesday as reports came in “from all over the country” of Dunnes management moving to “target” workers who had participated in last week’s strike. Photograph: The Irish Times

The Mandate trade union has written to the Minister of State for Jobs Ged Nash describing alleged intimidation by Dunnes Stores management of strikers(...)

Chief executive of Oxfam Jim Clarken said Ireland had now missed three deadlines to achieve the UN target

Ireland’s spend on overseas aid, as a proportion of Gross National Income (GNI) is at its lowest since 2001, figures just published by the Organisatio(...)

According to the union, Mandate, the actions of management illustrated the “disproportionate level of control and power Dunnes management exert over their workers and their incomes”.

Management at Dunnes Stores have moved to “target” workers who participated in last week’s strike, with cuts to hours, changes in shift patterns and d(...)

The Irish Refugee Council said important changes to the Freedom of Information Act were rushed through the Oireachtas before the Easter break without adequate time for debate.

The Irish Refugee Council has expressed its “concern” at the manner in which restrictions to the Freedom of Information Act, as it applies to bodies d(...)

Pictured at the funeral of Circuit Court judge Katherine Delahunt at the Church of the Sacred Heart, Donnybrook, from left, Supreme Court Justice John Mc Menamin, Court of Appeal president  Sean Ryan, Sarah O Hagan, Circuit Court judge John O’Hagan and Finbar Fox SC. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Judge Katherine Delahunt was a vibrant, warm, loving and loved person, who was “always up for a bit of mischief” her funeral Mass heard this morning. (...)

In Henry Street picketers were joined by former Dunnes strikers Mary Manning, Liz Deasy and Sandra Griffin, who in 1984 refused to handle South African fruit in protest at the apartheid regime. Photograph: The Irish Times 2:04

Dunnes Stores is coming under pressure from across the political spectrum to make moves to resolve what trade unions have described as the biggest pri(...)

 Strikers  picketing outside Dunnes Stores in Cornelscourt,  south Dublin. Photograph:  Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

Dunnes Stores outlets remained quiet as striking workers placed pickets outside more than 100 branches across the State. While some shoppers passed pi(...)

Minister for Local Government Alan Kelly and Minister for State Paudie Coffey at Lord Edward Street, Limerick, where they announced housing targets for each local authority area. Photograph: Press 22

The target of providing more than 20,000 new social housing units by the end of 2017, announced yesterday by Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly, (...)

Muireann Dalton stands outside the Dunnes Stores outlet where she works in Newtownmountkennedy in Co Wicklow. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times 2:04

Muireann Dalton has worked in the bakery department of Dunnes Stores in Newtownmountkennedy, Co Wicklow, for three years.She has to meet her mortgage(...)

April Fool’s Day is being used to admonish the Government for its continued failure to replace the almost 150-year-old Lunacy Act with promised capac(...)